Robert Neilson

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident merchant of Port of Spain, partner of John Wilson and James Porter. Later of Ontario and of Philadelphia.

  1. "[At] Christ Church [New York?] by Rev. Mr. Lyell, Sat. 15th [July 1837], Thomas Bligh Darracott of Kingsbridge, Eng. and of Trinidad to Eliza 2nd dau of Hon. Robert Neilson of Lake View, Hamilton, Upper Canada and late of Trinidad”.

Sources

  1. New York Evening Post Thursday, July 20, 1837, cited by Mr Brian Darracott http://genforum.genealogy.com/neilson/messages/598.html [accessed 21/03/2011].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Rob. Neilson
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (13)

£2,267 5S 5D
Awardee
£1,401 11S 6D
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£6,644 7S 11D
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£2,592 11S 6D
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£1,181 15S 1D
Awardee
£2,814 11S 3D
Awardee
£4,143 2S 5D
Awardee
£2,600 0S 9D
Awardee
£744 17S 11D
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£3,546 4S 3D
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£398 12S 9D
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£369 9S 3D
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£64 0S 1D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
Robert Neilson and Co.
West India merchant  
 

Imperial (1)

Other
Canada: Ontario 
notes →
Described as "of Lake View, Hamilton, Upper Canada and late of Trinidad" at the marriage of his 2nd daughter Eliza in...
sources →
New York Evening Post Thursday, July 20, 1837, cited by Mr Brian Darracott at <a...

Relationships (1)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Lake View, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada