Jamaica St Ann 498 (Home Castle Estate)

11th Jan 1836 | 354 Enslaved | £7503 4S 8D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 16.

T71/857: claim by Robert Fairweather, St Mary, attorney to Susannah H. Gordon.

Jamaica Almanac (1833): Susannah H. Gordon listed as owner of Home Castle.

Jamaica Almanac (1826): Robert H. Gordon listed as owner of Home Castle.

Jamaica Almanac (1828): 'estate of Robert H. Gordon' listed as owner of Home Castle.

Susannah H. Gordon was the widow of Robert Home Gordon [see St Mary claim no. 150].

Times 14/6/1842 p. 7: the case of Barkley v Lord Reay. Robert H. Gordon's will had charged an estate in Jamaica with  inter alia a legacy of £5000. Estate had produced £5000 pa, now only £180 pa and was loss-making last year. Consignees were not willing to make advances: the plaintiff sought receivership. Lord Reay as devisee in trust, had done all he could, one annuity still came before the legatee.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St Ann
Claim No.
498
Estate
Home Castle Estate
Collected by
Davidson, Wm.

Associated Individuals (1)

Awardee

Associated Estates (1)