Richard Searle Newman

???? - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Richard Searle Newman lodged an unsuccessful counterclaim for the compensation for 1 enslaved person in Kingston, Jamaica, for whom the compensation was awarded to Charlotte Drummond (q.v.). Connected with the firm Newman and Drummond as another unsuccessful counterclaim for the same compensation was lodged by C. Mackglashan and T. McWhinney trustees of the late firm of Newman and Drummond.

  1. Seven children born and baptised in Jamaica to Richard Searle Newman and his wife Alice née Marsden: Charles (1818), Richard (1819), James (1821), Eliza (1823), Mary Ann (1828), Alice (1829) and Sarah Jane (1829). The marriage of Richard Searle Newman of Kingston and Alice Marsden spinster of the same place was recorded 09/09/1816 at St Andrew.

  2. Death of a Richard Searle Newman registered Q2 1857 at Wargrave, Berkshire, England.


T71/862 Kingston claim no. 2329.

  1. batch no. I04151-6 and Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 (photographs of baptism registers online).

  2. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths 1837-1983 [database online].

We are grateful for the help of Andrea Azan with this entry.

Further Information

Alice Marsden
Charles (1818-), Richard (1819-), James (1821-), Eliza (1823-), Alice (1829-) and Sarah Jane (1829-)

Associated Claims (1)

£30 19S 2D
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (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
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1830 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Not known