Estate Details

Associated People (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
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Associated Claims (1)

£141 10S 3D
Inferred association only


[No name given.]

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 56(Tot)  

Return of William Thomson, owner; included in the total of enslaved people is one belonging to Archibald Thomson, to whom William Thomson is guardian; and one belonging to Charles Thomson, owner, to whom Thomson is attorney; it is not listed as an estate in the index, but lists several field labourers.

T 71/253 534- 536
[Number of enslaved people] 38(Tot)  

Return of William Thomson, owner; 5 enslaved people were sold at Marshal's sale and purchased by the attorney of Messrs G and R Dennistoun and Co; another 5 people were 'left in [his] possession and agreed to be sold by the late Robert Thomson, but being unable to pay for them, they are claimed by the executors'; and 2 were transferred to the Spring Estate.

T 71/254 265
[Number of enslaved people] 24(Tot)  

Return of John Dalgleish Esq, mortgagee in possession; William Thomson, mortgagor; is not listed as an estate in the index, but includes field workers; 24 enslaved people were acquired by transfer from William Thomson.

T 71/256 102-103
[Number of enslaved people] 15(Tot)  

Return of William Thomson, owner.

T 71/257 378-379
[Number of enslaved people] 17(Tot)  

Return of John Dalgleish of London Esq, mortgagee in possession; returned by William Thomson, mortgagor.

T 71/259 200
[Number of enslaved people] 6(Tot)  

Return of John Dalgleish Esq of London, mortgagee; returned by William Thomson, in possession as mortgagor; 9 enslaved people were sold to the estate of J D Wilson, 6 people were transferred by letter to Robert Thomson of London in trust for the children of William Thomson.

T 71/260 218