George Inglis

1764 - 1847


Partner with George Baillie, and William and Archibald Alves (each of whom q.v.) in St Vincent in the 1790s, later a slave-owner in Demerara (the Bellefield and Phoenix Park estates), brother of William Inglis of Kingsmills (1747-1801) the Provost of Inverness, and cousin of Hugh B. Inglis (q.v.). He had sold out of slave-ownership before the compensation process in the 1830s.

  1. Will of George Inglis of Kingsmills proved 02/03/1847. The will identifies his wife Helen as Helen Alves and later refers to a legacy from Archibald Alves, Helen's brother and George Inglis' former business partner and brother-in-law. George Inglis' sons were in the Madras Civil Service and the Madras Military Service.


David Alston, Slaves & Highlanders accessed 25/02/2014.

  1. PROB 11/2052/299.

Further Information

Helen Alves
Hugh; William Arthur David

Associated Estates (3)

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
1798 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1785 [EA] - 1785 [LA] → Lessee

Inglis was lessee from John Collins, George Baillie, Charles Hamilton and John Wilson under a deed of 1785, but the lease appears to have been an instrument to empower him to effect an 'ejectment' of John Doe [sic] from the estate.

1798 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (4)

Business partners
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First Cousins
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Addresses (1)

Kingsmills, Inverness, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Islands, Scotland