Fairfield & Uplands

Estate Details

Associated People (2)

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
- 1807 [EY] → Owner

Gilbert Douglas reportedly owned the Fairfield cotton estate in Demerara until his death in 1807, and his wife Cecilia sold 'produce and land' in Demerara.

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Previous owner

This is a tentative association only. 'Heirs of Ramsay & Douglas' were shown in the 1817 registration.


Demerara - not yet traced in the compensation records

Estate Information (1)

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[Number of enslaved people] 273(Tot) 132(F) 141(M)  
[Name] Fairfield & Uplands  

And. Gallaway registered 273 enslaved people on Fairfield & Uplands in Demerara as atty of heirs of Ramsay & Douglas

T71/397 F3 1728