Patrick Bartlet

1752 - 1830

Claimant or beneficiary


Joint owner of Beausejour, Belair and Limlair estates in Carriacou and probably also joint owner of Edinburgh estate in Demerara.

  1. Patrick Bartlet, son of James Bartlet, Baillie, baptised in Banff, 26/02/1752. His father was James Bartlet of Afforsk (1683-1769), Provost of Banff.

  2. Will of Patrick Bartlet of [Nottingham Place] St Marylebone proved 17/08/1830. In his will he acknowledged his marriage settlement with his 'present wife' Anne, and charged the annuity of £500 p.a to her on his estates Limlair, Beausejour and Belair on Carriacou in the government of Grenada. He also granted an annuity of £50 each to his natural sons Alexander, Patrick and John. He appointed as trustees Alexander George Milne the younger and William Bartlet, and left the produce of the estates for life, subject to the annuities, to Dorothea Milne, wife of Patrick Bartlet's nephew Alexander George Milne the elder. He also made a number of financial bequests to family including in a codicil an annuity of £100 p.a. to Mrs Mary Bartlet of Banff, the widow of his brother James.

  3. Patrick Bartlet Esquire of Nottingham Place was buried 12/08/1830 in Marylebone age 78. There are three monuments in the cemetery of St John's Wood Church: for Patrick "of Nottingham Place and formerly resident in the Island of Carriacou in the West Indies", his first wife Isabella (died 1821) and his second wife Anne (died 1844).

  4. Family relationships are confirmed in the will of Patrick's brother John of Gower Street, Middlesex, Commander of the Contractor East Indiaman, written in 1778 and proved in 1824. His residuary legatees were his mother Helen Bartlet of Banff, widow, his brothers James Bartlet, Robert Bartlet and Patrick Bartlet and his sisters Lady Dunbar of Banff, widow, and Helen Milne, wife of Alexander Milne of St Mary at Hill, London, merchant. The "present wife" of James Bartlet at the time was Mary Bartlet.


T71/328 pp. 29-40.

  1. GROS OPR Births 147 20 541; John Malcolm Bulloch, Territorial soldiering in the north-east of Scotland during 1759-1814 (Aberdeen, 1914), p. 359; James Imlach, History of Banff and Familiar Account of Its Inhabitants and Belongings... (1868) p. 107. There are nine children of James Bartlet of Afforsk given in the OPRs for Banff between 1737 and 1757, including James (1737-1817, q.v.).

  2. PROB 11/1774/307.

  3., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]. [accessed 26/11/2014].

  4. PROB 11/1689/130. The Lady Dunbar of the will was Jane[t], baptised in Banff in 1742, who married Sir William Dunbar, 3rd Bart, of Durn, in 1765 as his second wife: see [accessed 04/03/2019] sourced to A. and H. Taylor, Jacobites of Aberdeenshire and Banffshire in the Forty-Five.

We are grateful to David Alston for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

[1] Isabella [2] Anne

Associated Claims (2)

£9,025 8s 4d
Beneficiary deceased
£3,211 8s 10d
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (9)

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] - 1830 [EY] → Joint owner
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner

NB Tentative only. In 1817 James Johnstone registered 165 enslaved people on Edinburgh in Demerara as joint prop. with P. Bartlett.

1817 [EA] - 1830 [EY] → Joint owner
1790 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Not known

Patrick Bartllete [sic] was shown as 'surgeon' on Limair in 1790.

1830 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Executor

Relationships (4)

Uncle → Nephew
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Husband → Second Wife

Addresses (1)

Nottingham Place, London, Middlesex, London, England