John Grant, Chief Justice of Jamaica: Talk 9 May, 2024

This Blog has in the past mentioned John Grant and his collection of Law Reports of Jamaica a few times. A discussion of the reports is found here. The recent work on him and his family by a descendant of his brother (John Grant himself had no children) was discussed here.

On Thursday 9 May at 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Richard Blake, the author of the work referred to above, Sugar, Slaves, and High Society: The Grants of Kilgraston, 1750-1860 (2023) is talking about John Grant, the Chief Justice, at the Advocates Library, under the auspices of the Faculty of Advocates’ Tumbling Lassie initiative, which will receive a charitable donation from attendance at the event. 

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