Profile & Legacies Summary
Claimant or beneficiary
Co-awardee of the compensation for the enslaved people on Reversion estate on St Vincent, and presumed to be an heir of Thomas Morgan who had owned the estate prior to his death between 1822 and 1825. He was conceivably the clergyman Rev. Edward Morgan who moved to Canada and was Canon of Barrie, Simcoe from the mid-1850s onwards.
- REV. CANON EDWARD MORGAN, M.A. Canon Edward Morgan came to Barrie from St. Vincent, Windward
Islands, where he had been a member of the Legislative Assembly. He had read for the ministry while in charge of the family plantations, and had also studied medicine for the benefit of the slaves. Being on a visit to Canada in search of health he accepted the position of assistant to Mr. Ardagh in 1855, and they labored together in per-
fect accord till Mr. Ardagh's death.
- The History of Trinity Church Barrie, Ontario Canada 1835-1935 Compiled By MRS. A. E. H. CRESWICKE. The 1861 census of Canada show him as aged 52.
Associated Claims (1)
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