Charles Matheson

1793 - 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident slave-owner in British Guiana, dying at New Amsterdam Berbice 09/07/1862. David Alston shows him as the same man as Charles Mackenzie Matheson of the Matheson family of Bennetsfield. The Rev. Charles Matheson, third son of Charles of Berbice, matriculated St John's Oxford 1850 aged 18.


On the 9th ult., at New Amsterdam, Berbice, [death of] Charles Matheson, Esq., aged sixty-nine. Morning Post (London) - 19 August 1862, found at [accessed 09/07/2020]; David Alston, Slaves and Highlanders, [accessed 09/07/2020];, Oxford University Alumni 1500-1886 [database online]

Associated Claims (1)

£868 0s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Relationships (2)

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