Robert Shaw

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Slave-owner and attorney in Jamaica, apparently dying c. 1820, after which his enslaved people on Shaw's were sold off. His heir-at-law was Sir Orford Gordon (q.v.).

Further Information


Associated Estates (6)

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
1823 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people moved to this estate.


Previous owner of the enslaved people sold to this estate.

1809 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Other

Relationships (1)

Deceased → Heir-at-law
Notes →
Sir Orford Gordon was characterised as the heir-at-law of Robert Shaw in the compensation records. To date LBS has not traced further the connection between the two...