Robert Waterton

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Robert Waterton, son of Christopher and Anne Waterton (each of whom q.v.), awarded the compensation for several relatively small claims in British Guiana but also the owner of the La Jalousie and Friendship estates there, the compensation for which was paid to the Liverpool merchants Sandbach Tinne. His cousin, the naturalist Charles Waterton (q.v.), had run the estates of his family in Demerara c. 1805-1812.

  1. Will of Robert Waterton, of Plantation La Jalousie Demerara and Essequibo proved 10/02/1838. In the will he left his property ot his brothers and sisters, who appeared in the claims for La Jalousie.


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

  1. PROB 11/1891/264.

Associated Claims (5)

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

Relationships (3)

Son → Mother
Son → Father
Brother → Sister