Robert Dodson

???? - 1830

Slave-owner and antecedent of claimant or beneficiary


Previous owner of Plantation Phoenix and Litchfield in British Guiana, a merchant in Lancaster in Ridley and Dodson who had also been a partner in a firm in Stabroek. He was bankrupt in 1811.

  1. The Robert Dodson of Liverpool whose will (made in 1822) was proved 11/03/1831 is probably the same man, but the will is uninformative.


London Gazette 16651 29/09/1812 p. 1999; ibid., 17034, 04/07/1815 p. 1331

  1. PROB 11/1782/370.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£7,659 1s 0d
Other association

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Ridley & Dodson
General overseas merchant?  

Relationships (2)

Notes →
Probably but not certainly...
Business partners

Addresses (2)

Lancaster, Lancashire, North-west England, England
Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England