Elizabeth Scarth (née Johnstone)

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Unsuccessful claimant for compenstion for Annandale estate in Grenada, awarded to Ellice, Forsyth and Kinnear as mortgagee. Her brother William Johnstone (q.v.) was an unsuccessful claimant for another Annandale claim.

  1. Eliza Johnson [sic], daughter of Arch. Johnson deceased married Isaac Lane Scarth of Whitby, Yorkshire, in Dumfries 14/10/1796. Their only child, Katherine Margaret, married Sir Frederick William Frankland in Paris, 21/08/1821. According to Debrett's (1840), Eliza was the sister of William Johnston of Annandale, Grenada and her husband was sometime of Stakesby, Yorkshire, Captain in the Royal Durham Rangers.

  2. Enslaved people on Annandale in Grenada were registered for Mrs Eliza Scarth by her attorney Patrick McDougall in 1829.


T71/880 Grenada claim no. 440 (Annandale Estate).

  1. General Registry Office for Scotland OPR Marriages 821 050 148 Dumfries. George William Collen (ed.), Debrett's Baronetage of England, Revised Corrected and Continued... (London, Pickering, 1840), p. 474.

  2. Ancestry.com, Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database online].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Eliz. Scarth
Isaac Lane Scarth
Katherine Margaret


Associated Claims (1)

£1,228 3s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Owner of enslaved people hired to this estate

Relationships (1)

Sister → Brother