Her son Francis William Robertson was a writer in the East India Company from 1806, becoming Principal Collector and Magistrate in Bellary by the time of his death in 1838.
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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