Duncan McBean

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Possibly the son of a free coloured woman, Eliza Game (q.v.) and William McBean of Tomatin (Inverness-shire). William bequeathed an enslaved woman called Cornelia and her children to his brother Lachlan, who was also in Demerara, to be held by him on order to provide for Duncan. In this case, he will also have been a relative of Alexander Mills of Surinam and Inverness (q.v.).


  1. General Registry Office for Scotland CC11/1/9 Will of William MacBean, Tomatin, 1823 (Written in 1812 in Demerara); http://www.spanglefish.com/slavesandhighlanders/index.asp?pageid=555789 [accessed 28/04/2014].

We are grateful to David Alston for compiling this entry.

Associated Claims (1)

£356 4s 4d