Elizabeth Scarth (née Johnstone)

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Unsuccessful claimant for compenstion for Annandale estate in Grenada, awarded to Ellice, Forsyth and Kinnear as mortgagee. Her brother William Johnstone (q.v.) was an unsuccessful claimant for another Annandale claim.

  1. Eliza Johnson [sic], daughter of Arch. Johnson deceased married Isaac Lane Scarth of Whitby, Yorkshire, in Dumfries 14/10/1796. Their only child, Katherine Margaret, married Sir Frederick William Frankland in Paris, 21/08/1821. According to Debrett's (1840), Eliza was the sister of William Johnston of Annandale, Grenada and her husband was sometime of Stakesby, Yorkshire, Captain in the Royal Durham Rangers.

  2. Enslaved people on Annandale in Grenada were registered for Mrs Eliza Scarth by her attorney Patrick McDougall in 1829.

Sources

T71/880 Grenada claim no. 440 (Annandale Estate).

  1. General Registry Office for Scotland OPR Marriages 821 050 148 Dumfries. George William Collen (ed.), Debrett's Baronetage of England, Revised Corrected and Continued... (London, Pickering, 1840), p. 474.

  2. Ancestry.com, Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish?
Maiden Name
Johnstone
Name in compensation records
Eliz. Scarth
Spouse
Isaac Lane Scarth
Children
Katherine Margaret
Will

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Associated Claims (1)

£1,228 3S 3D
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (1)

Sister → Brother