William Middleton

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'William Middleton Scotland', awarded the compensation for a single enslaved person in Kingston Jamaica.

  1. 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.

  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1861/53.

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£30 5s 5d
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