Major George Ross

???? - 14th Jun 1836

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for two enslaved people in Kingston Jamaica.

  1. Described as an absentee in the compensation records, this is almost certainly the same man as the George Ross, Major in the Army of Brompton whose will was proved 15/07/1836. 'June 14 [1836]. At Brompton, Major George Ross. He was appointed Ensign of the 6th W.I. Regt. Lieut. 1801, Capt. 1804, brevet Major 1814 and Capt. 7th vet. Batt. 1820.'

  2. The will of George Ross Major in the Army of [Alexander Square] Brompton Middlesex was proved 15/07/1836. He left his wife an annuity of £700 p.a.. His monetary legacies included: Margaret Ross of Kingston Jamaica widow, reputed daughter of his brother Robert Ross £2000; Mary Ross of Kingston Jamaica spinster, reputed daughter of his late brother William Ross £1000; George Ross, reputed son of his brother John Ross £500.


T71/862 Kingston no. 2046 'Major George Ross absentee'.

  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 161 p. 219.

  2. PROB 11/1864/467.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£27 0s 4d

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of 15 of these enslaved people.

Relationships (1)


Addresses (1)

Alexander Square, Brompton, London, Middlesex, London, England