British Guiana 195 (Goldstone Hall)

23rd Nov 1835 | 331 Enslaved | £17204 19S 0D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 117.

Times 23/02/1829 p. 3: Lord Reay died in 1847; the Scottish estates were sold (the Reay estate was sold to the Marquis of Stafford in 1829 - Stafford had lent Reay £100,000 in 1825).

Times 25/10/1831 p. 2: 'We understand' that the Marquis of Stafford has purchased the Estate of Reay for £300,000. Lord Reay and 4 other noble pensioners gave up pensions amounting to £2609 4s 6d per annum.

Times 14/6/1842 p. 7: Lord Reay was a trustee for Robert Home Gordon in Jamaica.

Times 20/2/1863 p. 1: reference to the death, in Plymouth (Devon), of Rt. Hon. Lord Reay (his son?).


Further Information

Colony
British Guiana
Claim No.
195
Estate
Goldstone Hall
Collected by
Davidson, Henry
Uncontested
Yes

Associated Individuals (3)

Previous owner (not making a claim)
In 1819 the 314 enslaved people on Goldstone Hall were registered by William Fraser, the property of Richard Clarke Downer and William Fraser.
Previous owner (not making a claim)
Awardee

Associated Estates (1)