Frederick Adamson

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Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded compensation for ownership of enslaved persons on Sophienberg estate, British Guiana.

  1. Possibly the Frederick Adamson who joined the Glasgow West India Association along with William Leckie Ewing, William Mathieson and James MacQueen in January 1828.

  2. The possible match found in the 1841 census (Frederick Adamson, age 35, merchant, living at Hillhead, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire) appears too young to be the man of the West India Association.


T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2256 (Sophienberg [?] estate).

  1. James MacLehose, Memoirs and portraits of one hundred Glasgow men who have died during the last thirty years and in their lives did much to make the city what it now is (Glasgow, James MacLehose & Sons, 1886), available at [accessed 13/04/2012].

  2. 1841 census online.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£6,815 0s 6d

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
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland