Jacob Ridley

No Dates


Slave-owner in Demerara and merchant of Lancaster. Partner with Robert Dodson and John Dodgson in a mercantile firm in Stabroek, then partner with Robert Dodson (q.v.) in Lancaster: the two men were individually bankrupt in 1811.


Essequebo & Demerara Gazette, 15/12/1804: Notice of dissolution of the partnership of Jacob Ridley and Robert Dodson, of Lancaster (Lancashire), and Wm. Dodgson [sic], of Stabroek, merchants as Ridley, Dodson & Co.; London Gazette 17034 4 July 1815 p. 1331.

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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] → Not known

'Assignee of Ridley'. Inferred to be Jacob Ridley

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Ridley & Dodson
West India merchant  

Relationships (1)

Business partners