Agnes Ann Leslie (née Lamond)

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Aberdeen absentee, awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Castile Fort estate in Jamaica, widow of Hugh Leslie of Powis and the mother of Hugh Fraser Leslie (q.v.). According to an Aberdeen University website: "Some of the [compensation] money was used to pay off legal debts, but her eldest son, John Leslie, also used a substantial chunk of it to pay for Powis Gate, an ostentatious entrance to the family estate he was building in Old Aberdeen."


T71/864: claim from Agnes Ann Leslie, of North Britain, as owner; [accessed 26/09/2013]

Further Information

Maiden Name
Hugh Fraser Leslie
Ten children including John (1791-1847) and Hugh Fraser (1802-1873)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,021 8s 11d

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
1823 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Powis Gates [Built] 
description →
Commissioned by her eldest son but apparently funded by the profits of slavery from estates in the hands of Agnes Ann Leslie. Currently part of the University of...

Relationships (2)

Mother → Son
Wife → Husband

Addresses (1)

Powis House, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland