Demerara 1835

Scope and Content

includes replies to Governor's inquiry on places of worship and letters from:

James Scott, George Town - his wife's death, suggests a single man colleague ; visit to Essequibo and Indians, growth of Caria-Caria

Joseph Ketley, George Town -

Charles Watt, George Town - Montrose Chapel first service; daughter born

annual reports; joint letter of the missionaries re: apprenticeship;

arrival of Robert Taylor and his wife [née Elizabeth Wilshere],

he obtained land on Arabian Coast [Pomeroon-Supenaam/Region Two];

Charles Rattray, George Town, Orange Field and Canal No 1; whether to accept Govt grant for schools

Providence New Chapel opened;

opposition of planters continues; LMS unpopular

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Demerara, 1807-1894, (list C2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note