Walter George Stewart

1801 - 1864

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Former Island Secretary, awarded the compensation for enslaved people on Bernard Lodge in St Catherine, in right of his wife for five people and as owner-in-fee for one.

  1. Although described as absentee at the time of compensation, he appears to have been only temporarily out of Jamaica, where he died in 1864.

  2. Walter George Stewart's daughter, the author Mary Anne Barker [née Stewart, b. 1831 Spanish town] married secondly Frederick Napier Broome, appointed governor of Western Australia in 1882, and of Trinidad in 1891.

Sources

T71/852 St Catherine 490 and 491, Walter George Stewart absentee.

  1. B. W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) pp. 88-89.

  2. Hasluck, Alexandra, 'Broome, Mary Anne (1831–1911)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/broome-mary-anne-3069/text4529, [accessed 23/05/2012].


Further Information

Spouse
Susan Stewart née Hewitt
Children
Mary Ann; Maria Theodora Margaret; Hopton Scott; Walter Langford

Associated Claims (2)

£93 5S 7D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£19 10S 10D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Other
 
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Walter George Stewart's daughter, the author Mary Anne Barker [née Stewart, b. 1831 Spanish town] married secondly Frederick Napier Broome, appointed governor of Western Australia in 1882, and of...
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See separate entries for Mary Anne Broome and Frederick Napier...

Relationships (2)

Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law