Robert Baugh senior

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Claimant or beneficiary


Apparently resident in Jamaica.

  1. Five children were born to Robert Baugh and his wife Harriet: Sarah Wilson (born 22/12/1804 and baptised in Portland 16/03/1803); Leonard Johnson (baptised 17/09/1806 in St George as an infant); Robert (born 11/12/1809 and baptised 19/07/1810 in St George); Edward David (born 05/01/1816 and baptised 26/03/1819 in St George); and Richard (born 11/11/1817 and baptised 26/03/1818 in St George).

  2. Robert Baugh, planter of Long Bay, was sworn as a listed as a juror in St Thomas-in-the-East and St David in 1807. Robert Baugh held the position of surveyor at Titchfield Free School in St George in 1824 and was a Surveyor in Commission in Jamaica in 1839.

  3. A notice in the Royal Gazette of Jamaica in 1835 stated, "That I, the said Robert Baugh, Jun., being in Insolvent Circumstances, but not in Custody under any Process, do intend to avail myself of the benefit of an Act of the Legislature of this Island, entitled, 'An Act for the relief of Insolvent Debtors,' now in force, and I do request a Meeting of my Creditors, at the Court House, in the City and Parish of Kingston, on Monday the 28th day of September next, between the hours of 10 and 12 of the forenoon of that day, for the purpose of enquiring into my affairs and circumstances, and granting me a realease and discharge, according to Law."

  4. Robert Baugh was buried in St George in 1846.

  5. A Robert Baugh, presumably a grandson, born St Georges Jamaica aged 11 was a pupil at Knockin School in Shropshire in 1851 and a stationers clerk aged 51 in 1891 in Putney with a family including his sister Maria aged 48 also born in St George Jamaica.


  1., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Excerpts from the Royal Gazette transcribed at; Jamaica Almanacs (1824, 1839).

  3. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 15/08/1835.

  4., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online] - note only the index volume exists for St George in this year.

  5. 1851 and 1891 censuses online.

Associated Claims (1)

£728 6s 6d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1832 [EA] - → Other

Purchaser of enslaved people from this estate.

1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner