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John Colleton

Bt 1661 (d 1666). Merchant; a Devonshire kinsman of Albermarle and an ex-royalist who had a large plantation in Barbados. He served on several committees on trade 1660-6, and was one of the proprietors of the New Carolinas. (L&M)


"1664: The name John Colleton reappears. In 1664 - Charles II granted a licence to Sir James Modyford to take to Jamaica all felons convicted on circuits and at the Old Bailey, then reprieved.

Oldham, British Convicts, p. 5.

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