Jamaica Hanover 464 (Green River Estate)

8th Feb 1836 | 198 Enslaved | £3870 19S 8D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 69.

T71/872: claim by William Vassall. Counterclaim by Andrew Colvile and Alexander Seton, as mortgagees for £8400, mortgage dated 10/04/1805.

B. W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) p. 154: Alexander Seton (1779-1856), son of James Wedderburn [1730-1807], doctor in Westmoreland, m Isabella Blackburn, great grand niece and heir of last Lord Colvile of Ochiltree [Ayrshire, Scotland], changed name to Wedderburn-Colvile, left £300,000 curency. Seton assumed the name of Colvile in 1814; sugar broker and Hudsons Bay Co [and British Guiana].


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
Hanover
Claim No.
464
Estate
Green River Estate
Collected by
Colvile A and Seton, A.
Uncontested
Yes

Associated Individuals (3)

Unsuccessful claimant
Awardee
Awardee