George Bagot

1776 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident planter and High Sheriff of British Guiana, but born Kildare Ireland and apparently dying at Carlow. His daughter Sarah married 23/04/1835 George Loxdale (q.v.). Awarded part of the compensation with John Murray for the enslaved people on Huis T'Dieren in British Guiana as owners, and almost certainly the same man as the George Bagot in several smaller awards in British Guiana.

  1. George Bagot registered 264 enslaved on Huis T'Dieren in lawful possession of John Murray and George Bagot.

  2. A George Bagot was reported to have been High Sheriff of Demerara in The Times in 1867 [but cf the death-date of 1858 below].

  3. '[Death, 1858] On the 16th Inst. [May] at Carlow, George Bagot, Esq., aged 82, many years High Sheriff of British Guiana.' '[Death, 1892] On the 17th Nov., at her residence, Campsie, Omagh, Tempe Bagot, youngest daughter of the late George Bagot, Esq., High Sheriff of British Guiana and county Kildare.'


T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2280 (Huist Dieren [?]).

  1. T71/433 pp. 1709 and 1715.

  2. Times 27/6/1867 p.1.

  3. 'Death Announcements (Surnames A to C) - London Times' at [accessed 10/08/2012].

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£13,823 6s 5d

Associated Estates (2)

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] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Other

Gen. John Murray and his partner George Bagot purchased 79 enslaved people on an unnamed estate on Dominica, dissolved the estate and shipped the enslaved people to Demerara in 1820.

Relationships (1)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (3)

British Guiana
Kildare, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Carlow, Co. Carlow, Ireland