Le Geyt


Seale 0125 Boyle Burton to John Seale13 April 1760 (wrongly inscribed July)

Previous letter BB to JS delivered by Capt. Messervy about Little Horse? BB assumes JS saw Mr. J. Legeyt,an idle, lazy indolent Coxcomb, not to be lent one farthing.

Jean LeGeyt possibly married into the Clement family of St Brelade and Newfoundland.

06 FEB 1752 Jean Le Geyt Anne Clement
    St Brelade

DHRG No.100278

Seale 0041 Philip le Gayt to John Seale 3 Nov. 1729

Gratitude to John Seale’s & to Rev. Mr. Falle’s offer of financing the building of a Library & for donation of books respectively.

Philippe Charles Le Geyt and  sign – looks like principal merchants of Jersey


We the underwritten Subscribers, being the Principal Merchants in Harbour Grace & the Supporters of the Trade in Conception Bay, having seen the annex’d Petition, declare that we verily believe there are nothing but facts represented in it & that we all are

Sufferers in many respects through the said Lawce Coghlan & that he is a very unfitt Person for a Justice of the Peace as well as a Missionary, being Ignorant of the Laws of his Country & a Person of no Education, & pray that he may be Silenc’d or remov’d.

Given under our Hands at Harbour Grace this 26th day of August 1771.

Elias Vibert,  Nichs Fiott,  Robert Gray,  Jno.Clements,  Pet. Du Heaume,  George Davis,  Willm Lilly,Jno.  Le Geyt,  Jno. Alcock,  Jno. Cox,  Thos. Danson,  Willm LeMaistre

Participating in Privateers:


George Le Geyt is mentioned in the following: March 1827 the death of his daughter Martha. 1829 named on legislative list of Honduras. Parliamentary Papers on a report on the Portuguese schooner “Carlota” also known as the “Mosquito” a slaver, Miguel Paulo master was signed George Le Geyt master builder in December, 1836. The Slave Register has Le Geyt owning several slaves in Honduras. The 1851 Jersey census has his wife Elizabeth living in Great Union Road with son Philip 6 born Jersey and daughter Ann 11 born Honduras, Elizabeth is recorded as Captain’s wife. The property is now known as Belize house. Philip the son later owned a property in Beach Road called Belize alongside Honduras.