John Jeremie
John Jeremie

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John Jeremie 
Date (from)(Date to)Event
19 August 1795 Born (Guernsey).
18?? Advocate in the royal court of Guernsey.
18241830Chief justice of the island of St Lucia.
1832 Public prosecutor of Mauritius.
1836 Judge on Ceylon.
15 October 1840 Governor of Sierra Leone.
4 November 1840 Knighted.
23 April 1841 Died (Sierre Leone).
His strong views as an abolitionist aroused much hostility among local merchants and he was forced to resign in both St Lucia and Mauritius.
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