Hugh Douglas

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Slave Compensation Commission records imply Hugh Douglas was a rentier ['a gentleman of Glasgow'] unconnected with J, T & A Douglas the mercantile counterclaimants as mortgagees who appear to have intercepted the compensation. No further identification to date.

Sources

71/885 British Guiana claim no. 584 (Hope). David Alston, Slaves and Highlanders connects this man with Hugh Douglas of Demerara who was bankrupt in 1802, and with Hugh Douglas of Douglas Hall 'late of Demerara' who in 1817 married Agnes Peters.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Associated Claims (1)

£7,168 15S 6D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland