Robert Fairweather

???? - 1843

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident planting attorney and slave-owner, of St Mary Jamaica and probably the same man as the Robert Fairweather acting in an unknown capacity in two awards in St Thomas-in-the-East Jamaica. Higman described him as 'minor partner' of the largest attorney William Miller (q.v.).

  1. Will of Robert Fairweather planter of St Mary Middlesex [Jamaica] [made in 1827] proved 11/03/1844. After legacies of £50 each to four relatives in Scotland, he left his residual estate to his six natural 'quadroon' children and their mother, his housekeeper Catherine Allen.

Sources

B.W. Higman ,Plantation Jamaica p. 85.

  1. PROB 11/1994/362

Associated Claims (2)

£1,493 8S 2D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Receiver)
£739 13S 8D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (35)

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
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Receiver
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Executor
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Manager
1826 [EA] - → Owner
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1832 [EA] - → Manager
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Executor
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known