Eleanor Douglas

???? - 1810

Claimant or beneficiary


Party to Douglas v Harrison, into which the compensation for the enslaved people on Mount Pleasant was paid, and in which she was described as 'a pauper.'

  1. Will of Eleanor Douglas widow of [Park Square] Leeds Yorkshire proved 07/06/1810. In the will, made 23/10/1804, she recited a settlement of 1792 under which a 1/6th interest in the Mt Pleasant estate in Hanover was to support the raising of £4000 after her death, which she, having given £1000 to her daughter for the benefit of her daughter Helen Frances Catherine, wife of Rev. Daniel Sandford of Edinburgh, left to another daughter, Jane Wilhelmina Douglas. The will identifies Eleanor Elizabeth Jackson as a third daughter. A codicil of 1809 showed her at St Bernards Place, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh.


TNA C101/145 Accounts in: Short title: Douglas v Harrison. Plaintiffs: Eleanor Douglas, widow, a pauper, Jane Wilhelmina Douglas. Defendants: William Harrison, Robert Shawe, Henry Jackson, John Jackson, Thomas Gowland, Samuel Gilbee, John Forbes Thomas and Mary his wife, William Roscoe, William Earl, Arthur Haywood, Richard Gwyllim or Gwilym and Jane his wife, John Manor. Receiver: Edward Beckwell [=Bedwell] Kemble, consignee of the produce of the estate, West India broker. Estate: Mount Pleasant Plantation, Hanover, Jamaica, West Indies; sales of sugar, rum. Details: Names of ships insured with cargoes, consignee's outgoings including duty and dock charges, insurance premiums, samples, warehouse rent in London. Chancery Master: Farrer

  1. PROB 11/1512/124.

Further Information

Married but no further details
3 das.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,657 3s 7d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

Relationships (1)

Mother-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (2)

Park Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England
St Bernards Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland