Grenada 698A & B (Mount Rich)

9th Nov 1835 | 280 Enslaved | £7270 18s 3d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 99.

698A: £4847 5s 6d went to Joseph Simpson.

698B: £2423 12s 9d went to Duncan Graham.

T71/880: claim from Joseph Simpson, as the executor of Jno McInnes, late owner-in-fee of two-thirds and attorney of Duncan Graham, owner-in-fee of one-third.

T71/330 p. 92: enslaved persons were registered in 1834 by Joseph Simpson, as attorney to John McInnes and Capt. Duncan Graham.

The ODNB entry for the judge Edward Strathearn Gordon, Baron Gordon of Drumearn [Perthshire, Scotland], shows 07/08/1845 his marriage to Agnes Joanna [1826-1895] only child of John McInnes of Auchenreoch Stirlingshire [Scotland], and Auchnenfroe Dumbartonshire [Scotland], a wealthy Grenada sugar planter. A. S. Gordon, ‘Gordon, Edward Strathearn, Baron Gordon of Drumearn (1814–1879)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 4 March 2013].

Further Information

Claim No.
698A & B
Mount Rich
Collected by
McInnes, W for JS; Duncan Graham for himself, vouched for by WMcI

Associated Individuals (3)

Beneficiary deceased
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)