John Mcfarquhar

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Claimant or beneficiary


John Macfarquhar or McFarquhar claimed the compensation for the enslaved people on Plantation Johanna in British Guiana. The compensation was awarded to the partners of John Campbell sen. of Glasgow 'they having withdrawn their counterclaim and the claimant having assigned to them the compensation in payment of their debt.'

  1. John M'Farqhuar had died by early 1840 when he was described as 'sometime of Demerary...afterwards residing in Bellevue House Greenock North Britain', when the Johanna plantation was auctioned on behalf of his executors including Mrs Mary Ann Cornwall or M'Farquhar, residing at Greenock.

  2. Anne, only daughter of John McFarquhar formerly of Demerara died at Greenock on 6th April 1837 age 6.


  1. London Gazette 19854 08/05/1840 p. 1161.

  2. Greenock Advertiser 10/04/1837 via

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£6,350 17s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Addresses (1)

Bellevue House, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland