Notes on the present conditions of the negroes in Jamaica Author
De la Beche contributed to the heated contemporary debate on slavery by attempting to describe objectively the conditions of enslaved people on his Halse Hall estate and compare them with those on other estates.
Member of the Baillie of Dochfour family who had numerous mercantile connections in the West Indies. The compensation for Baillie's Bacolet in Grenada was awarded to the trustees of her marriage settlement. Grand-daughter of Colin Roy Campbell of Glenmure. Apparently a victim of the quack doctor John St John Lang of Harley Street in 1830.