James Alured McLean

1810 - 1889

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the majority of the compensation for the enslaved people on Main Savanna in Clarendon Jamaica.   

  1. In 1881 James A. Maclean aged 70 Landed proprietor born Jamaica was living at Folkestone, Kent with his wife Maria aged 45 born Worcester and mother-in-law Maria Lechmere aged 80. In 1871 as J.A. Maclean he had been living at Langhorne Gardens Folkestone, aged 61, 'English & foreign bondholder' with wife M. aged 35 born Stamford Bucks. Death of James Alured McLean registered Q1 1889 Ticehurst Kent. Maria Maclean in 1861 was living in Brighton aged 26 born Stamford Berks with a daughter Bertha aged 3. Maria Maclean died in 1891 leaving c. £12,000.


T71/859 Clarendon no. 414. T71/1187 identifies James Alured M'Clean as of Bourdeaux in the kingdom of France; James Alured M'Clean claimed under a mortgage indenture entered into in 1818 by Donald M'Clean, formerly of Vere, and executor of John M'Clean.

  1. 1871 and 1881 census online; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
James Alured M'Lean
Maria Lechmere

Associated Claims (1)

£2,683 18s 8d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Addresses (2)

Bordeaux, France
Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, South-east England, England