Robert Logan

???? - 1826


Father of Isabella Dobinson née Logan (q.v.). Owner of Arcadia, Cedar Grove and Airy Mount in Jamaica, the compensation for which was awarded to his daughter. His natural son Robert Logan was a pioneering settler at Red River in Canada. His name was perpetuated by two of his grandsons, Rev. Logan Logan ne Dobinson and Francis Logan ne Dobinson.

  1. Will of Robert Logan of Egham Lodge Surrey proved 06/12/1826. He left his wife £500 and an annuity of £1000 p.a. He left Egham Lodge for his wife to occupy for her life, then to his daughter Isabella Dobinson for her life, and then to Isabella and Joseph Dobinson's daughter (also named Isabella). He ordered his estate named Arcadia, his pen named Cedar Grove and his mansion house at Airy Mount to be sold by his executors for the benefit of his daughter's children. In a codicil he left £2000 to his natural son Robert Logan of the Hudson Bay Company, now or late of Red River.


Fully sourced but not verified account of Robert Logan's business and will is available at [accessed 20/12/2012]; [accessed 24/11/2019].

  1. PROB 11/1719/126.

Further Information

With Anne Stitcher: Robert (1778-), Thomas (1780-). With Eliza his wife: Nathaniel (1788-), Catherine (1790-), Isabella (1795-), Robert (1979-)

Details of his will available at [accessed 20/12/2012].


Associated Claims (3)

£1,864 16s 10d
Previous owner (not making a claim)
£906 0s 7d
Previous owner (not making a claim)
£230 19s 1d
Previous owner (not making a claim)

Associated Estates (6)

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
1810 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1810 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner
1810 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Hudson's Bay Company Canada 
notes →
Robert Logan's a nataural son, also Robert Logan, whose mother was a free woman of colour, was a pioneer at Red River....
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Relationships (2)

Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Egham Lodge, Egham, Surrey, South-east England, England