William Balfour

???? - 20th Dec 1820


Biography

Planter 'of Edinburgh and Jamaica', died in Jamaica in 1820, whose daughter Sarah Clutterbuck née Balfour (q.v.) was awarded compensation.

  1. Lewis Clutterbuck (1794-1861) married Sarah Balfour, 2nd daughter of William Balfour, of Martha Brae, Jamaica, at St Michael’s, Bristol, 16/12/1819.

  2. ‘[Death] Dec. 20 [1820] At Montego Bay, Jamaica, of a fever, after a few days’ illness, William Balfour, Esq., of Retirement, Clifton, and Martha Brae.’ Balfour would have had links to Edinburgh as notice of his death was published in Blackwood's Magazine and the Edinburgh Advertiser.

Sources

T71/873 St James claim nos. 439 and 440.

  1. Ancestry.com Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].

  2. Blackwood’s Magazine, Vol. 9, p. 363, June 1821. The notice was repeated in the Edinburgh Advertiser 04/05/1821.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Married but no further details
Children
Sarah, at least 1 other
Occupation
Planter

Associated Claims (1)

£203 2S 5D
Previous owner (not making a claim)

Relationships (1)

Father → Daughter

Addresses (2)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
Montego Bay, Jamaica