Profile & Legacies Summary
Claimant or beneficiary
'William Middleton Scotland', awarded the compensation for a single enslaved person in Kingston Jamaica.
- A William Middleton (1776-1861) was a 'Havana merchant' of 144 St Vincent Street and 2 Blythswood Place, Glasgow (having been originally a partner with Hugh Tennent as a cotton manufacturer), and a 'West India merchant' in the 1851 census, who left £260,255. It is possible but by no means certain that this is the same man.
T71/862 Kingston claim no. 1864.
- William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1861/53.
Associated Claims (1)