William Lindsay

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Claimant or beneficiary


Given as of Tuam co. Galway (but possibly linked also to Hollymount Co. Mayo), counterclaimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for the enslaved people on the Telescope estate on Grenada.


T71/880 Grenada no. 770. Counterclaim from Michael Lindsay and William Lindsay of Cloghans near Tuam Galway, Ireland, legatees under will of Thomas Lindsay sen and Thomas Lindsay jun. Then growing volume of correspondence from Michael Lindsay, 'stating that he is Executor of will of Thos. Lindsay jun. and submitting that he is the proper party to "settle with"'; 'Letter from Michael Lindsay of Cloghans...requesting information and stating that his co-counterclaimants Willm & Patrick Lindsay have no interest in the above claim and that by refusing to withdraw their claim, they prevent him making arrangements with claimant'. 'Report of Assistant Commissioners that two slaves Frank & Francois had been illegally registered and held in slavery' . T71/1593 p 95 5/2/1836 letter to M.Lindsay Cloghans, Hollymount, County Mayo, suggesting Michael Lindsay appoint [a London-based] agent.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£6,212 0s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Legatee)

Addresses (1)

Cloghans, Hollymount, Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland