Sir John Lindsay

???? - 1788


Royal Navy Rear Admiral and briefly MP, and father of Dido Belle. In 1774 Sir John Lindsay of Hertford Street Mayfair was one of a group of individuals purchasing, for a total of £15,000, annuities from John Mills secured on the latter's estates and enslaved people on Nevis.

Sources; Common Records 1775-1776, British Library, EAP794/1/1/15, pp. 65-94.

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  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1774 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Annuitant

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

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Aberdeen Burghs Aberdeenshire / Forfar / Kincardine
1767 - 1768

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Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, Middlesex, London, England