George Ferguson

1788 - 1867

Claimant or beneficiary


George Ferguson of Pitfour, awarded the compensation for Castara and Englishman's Bay on Tobago as owner-in-fee.

  1. This is almost certainly George Ferguson (1788-1867), naval officer and MP for Banffshire 1832-1837 and the illegitimate son of George Ferguson (1748-1820), Governor of Tobago and 4th Laird of Pitfour.


T71/891 Tobago no. 67.

  1. Foster, Joseph Members of Parliament Scotland (London, Hazell, Watson & Viney, 1882) p. 133.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£5,724 9s 11d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (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
1820 [SY] - → Owner

Awarded the compensation for Castara and Englishman's Bay, the 'Present Possessor' and owner of the first of which being shown as Geo. Ferguson respectivley in 1832 and c. 1862 in Henry Iles Woodcock.

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Banffshire Banffshire
1832 - 1837

Relationships (3)

Natural Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Pitfour, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland , Scotland
37 Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, Middlesex, London, England