Robert William Tait

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  1. Accounts Produce were filed for the expenditure of Robert William Tait, a minor, with John McLean as his guardian, in Jamaica for 31/03/1786-24/03/1788.

  2. Marriage: Robert William Tait, Esq. of Jamaica, to Miss Tollemach, eldest daughter of Thomas Tollemach, Esq. of Petersham, Surrey. Robert William Tait, bachelor of this parish, married Eliza Tallemach, spinster of this parish, in Petersham, Surrey, 20/11/1804, witnesses Caroline and Charlotte Tallemach. They had two children: Eliza Adelaide, born 28/11/1805 and baptised 25/12/1805 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey; and Robert William, born 19/01/1808 and baptised 16/02/1808 in Marylebone.

  3. No children's baptisms have been found for them in Jamaica but Mount Charles was registered to Robert William Tait in the Almanacs from 1809 and he filed slave register entries for Mount Charles in 1817 and 1820. Deceased by 1823.


  1. Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 80-81.

  2. Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany vol. LXVI, p. 972 (December 1804);, Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937 [online database with images];, Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [online database with images];, London, Church of England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [online database with images].

  3. See estate information for Mount Charles.

Further Information

Eliza Tallemach
Eliza Adelaide (1805-), Robert William (1808-)

Associated Estates (4)

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
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1810 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Ward → Guardian