Robert Waterton

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Robert Waterton, awarded the compensation for several relatively small claims in British Guiana but owner of La Jalousie and Friendship, the compensation for which was paid to the Liverpool merchants Sandbach Tinne, and uncle of the naturalist Charles Waterton, who ran Robert's estates c. 1805-1812. Charles father Thomas bought Walton Hall (named after the family home in Yorkshire) in Demerara just before Charles Waterton went there for the first time.

  1. Will of Robert Waterton, of Plantation La Jalousie Demerara and Essequibo proved 10/02/1838.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 693; ODNB online, Yolanda Foote, 'Waterton, Charles (1782-1865), naturalist'

  1. PROB 11/1891

Associated Claims (5)

£257 19S 0D
Awardee
£353 18S 10D
Awardee
£7,300 3S 10D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Sequestrator)
£4,261 15S 3D
Awardee (Sequestrator)
£15,482 14S 8D
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)