Abel Rous Dottin appointed Chairman 14/12/1836 of the 'Greenwich Railway'. This was the London and Greenwich. In his will he left his shares in the London and Greenwich railway in trust for his wife for life and then to two male legatees.
England Southern Railway Magazine Jan 1840-Feb 1942, through www.ancestry.co.uk accessed 6/6/2011
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.