Hugh Douglas

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Claimant or beneficiary


Slave Compensation Commission records imply Hugh Douglas was 'a gentleman of Glasgow' unconnected with J, T & A Douglas the mercantile counterclaimants as mortgagees who appear to have intercepted the compensation. No further identification to date.


T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 584 (Hope). David Alston, Slaves and Highlanders connects this man with Hugh Douglas of Demerara who was bankrupt in 1802, and with Hugh Douglas of Douglas Hall 'late of Demerara' who in 1817 married Agnes Peters in Glasgow and was at that time a merchant in Port Greenock.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£7,168 15s 6d
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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland