Rawson Aislabie

???? - 1806


London merchant, originally a soap boiler in East Smithfield, to whom with his partner James Neave the Cane Field and Morne Daniel estates in Dominica were conveyed in 1774 by Samuel Duer, Henrietta Duer and George Rose subject to a proviso for redemption for £3500. By the time he made his will in 1805 Rawson Aislabie was the owner of one moiety of the estates, which under his will he offered to George Rose and George Henry Rose for £25,000, of which £10,000 was to be paid upfront and £15,000 in annual instalments of £3000. The Roses appear not to have exercised their pre-emption, and the plantations and enslaved people accordingly sank into his residuary estate for the benefit of his son Benjamin Aislabie (q.v.).


Caribbeana Vol. II pp. 239-240; will of Rawson Aislabie merchant of Stoke Newington proved 22/01/1806 PROB 11/1436/141; Gentleman's Magazine Vol 76 Part I (Feb. 1806) p. 183.

Further Information


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
- 1805 [EY] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Neave & Aislabie
General overseas merchant?  

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, London, England