Gilbert Robertson

1774 - 1840


Owner of Kiltearn estate in Berbice in the 1818 registration (made by his brother Hugh Munro Robertson); the men were sons Rev. Harry Robertson of Kiltearn.

  1. Partner of Eliza, the daughter of Dolly Thomas, with whom he had a number of children.


  1. Kit Candlin, The Last Caribbean Frontier, 1795-1815 pp. 38, 47; David Alston, Slaves and Highlanders 'Robertson of Kiltearn'. Note most secondary sources give Gilbert Robertson as the father of Gilbert Robertson of Tasmania (1794-1851), but this Gilbert of Tasmania was in fact the son of the elder Gilbert's uncle George Robertson (1756-1799, q.v.).

Further Information

Gilbert Robertson jun.; Harry

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] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Father → Natural Son
Other relatives
Notes →
Robertson had an extended relationship and several children with Eliza Thomas, Dorothy Thomas's...
Nephew → Uncle