George Bagot

1776 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident planter and High Sheriff of British Guiana, but born Kildare Ireland and apparently dying at Carlow. His daughter Sarah married 23/04/1835 George Loxdale (q.v.). Awarded part of the compensation with John Murray for the enslaved people on Huis T'Dieren in British Guiana as owners, and almost certainly the same man as the George Bagot in several smaller awards in British Guiana.

  1. George Bagot registered 264 enslaved on Huis T'Dieren in lawful possession of John Murray and George Bagot.

  2. A George Bagot was reported to have been High Sheriff of Demerara in The Times in 1867.

  3. '[Death, 1858] On the 16th Inst. [May] at Carlow, George Bagot, Esq., aged 82, many years High Sheriff of British Guiana.' '[Death, 1892] On the 17th Nov., at her residence, Campsie, Omagh, Tempe Bagot, youngest daughter of the late George Bagot, Esq., High Sheriff of British Guiana and county Kildare.'

Sources

T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2280 (Huist Dieren [?]).

  1. T71/433 pp. 1709 and 1715.

  2. Times 27/6/1867 p.1.

  3. 'Death Announcements (Surnames A to C) - London Times' at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyggbs/VitalRecords/DeathsAtoC.pdf [accessed 10/08/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
Spouse
Jane
Children
Sarah
Occupation
Planter

Associated Claims (1)

£13,823 6S 5D
Awardee

Relationships (1)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (2)

British Guiana
Co. Kildare, Ireland