Awarded a share of the compensation for the enslaved people on Tryall estate in Hanover Jamaica, probably as a trustee.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'Thomas Lawrence', Legacies of British Slave-ownership database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/42308 [accessed 25th February 2018].