Profile & Legacies Summary
Claimant or beneficiary
Douglas Cavan of Dumfries, Scotland, owner of 1 enslaved person in Tobago.
- Living at Nith Bank Cottage, Dumfries in the censuses of 1841 (age 60, occupation "Independent Means") and 1851 (age 75, occupation "Interest of Money"), with 1 female servant. Also living with him in 1851 was his daughter Ann Cavan, born c. 1813 in Tobago. No death of Douglas Cavan in the Scottish statutory records (from 1855).
T71/891 Tobago claim no. 98. T71/1606. T71/1610 letter from Douglas Cavan, Dumfries, Scotland, dated 31/10/1835.
- 1841 and 1851 censuses online.
Associated Claims (1)
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland
Nith Bank Cottage, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland