British Guiana 707 (Met-en-Meerzorg)

30th Nov 1835 | 393 Enslaved | £21011 2S 7D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 318.

 

T71/885: claim by Wm. Wilkinson, as the executor [sic] of Gavin Fullarton and Allan Macdonald. In fact, Wilkinson was the executor of John Newton (q.v.). Counterclaim from John Gladstone etc., by virtue of 4 mortgages.  

 

S. G. Checkland, The Gladstones: a family biography, 1764-1851 (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1971) p. 320: includes a letter from Gavin Fullarton and Allan Macdonald, admitting the counterclaim. Included without source.

 

T71/431 p. 1088: 90 enslaved persons were registered on Met en Meerzgorg estate by W. Burnett, for Fullarton & McDonald.

 

T71/431 p. 1098: 407 enslaved persons were registered on Met en Meerzgorg estate by W. Burnett, in the names of John Newton, Fullarton & McDonald.

 

 


Further Information

Colony
British Guiana
Claim No.
707
Estate
Met-en-Meerzorg
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (8)

Deceased claimant unsuccessful
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
Unsuccessful claimant
Awardee (Mortgagee)
Awardee (Mortgagee)
Unsuccessful claimant
Awardee (Mortgagee)