St Vincent 546 (Bellaire)

22nd Feb 1836 | 135 Enslaved | £3697 10s 11d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 155.


See St Vincent claim no. 481 for Francis Douglas Brown [?] from Edinburgh.


T71/500 p. 77: enslaved persons registered for Francis Brown Douglas by Thos Stoddert in 1834.


Francis Brown Douglas was the eldest son of Archibald Douglas, advocate, died 14/5/1833 [see Midlothian testaments].


Times 17/6/1833: Privy Council heard an appeal from Court of Ordinary of the Island of St Vincent, where Francis Brown Douglas, a minor acting by his father and guardian Mr Archibald Douglas was the appellant, Wm Smith and Robert Brown, trustees and executors of Francis Brown deceased were the respondents. Francis Brown had died at an advanced age, left one signed testamentary paper and an unsigned one, the latter leaving £60,000 away from Francis Brown Douglas, Francis Brown's grandson.

Further Information

St Vincent
Claim No.
Collected by
White, John Meadow

Associated Individuals (4)

Other association
William Smith and Robert Brown were executors and trustees of Francis Brown of Belleaire, and parties to the Privy Council suit over his will.
Other association
William Brown was a legatee under the will of Francis Brown secured on the Belleaire estate.
Other association
Co-trustee and co-executor of Francis Brown, the owner of Belleaire prior to his death in 1829.

Associated Estates (1)