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Hay, Edward, 1722-1779
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HAY, HON. EDWARD, brother of Thomas Hay, 9th Earl of Kinnoull (qv); bapt. St. Martin’s in the Fields 14 Jun 1722 (IGI); adm. (aged 8) Oct 1730; left 1735; HBM Consul, Cadiz 1752; HBM Consul-General, Lisbon 1754; Envoy Extraordinary, Lisbon Jul 1757-62, Minister Plenipotentiary 1762 – Aug 1767; Governor of Barbados from 1772; m. 1st, 1752 Mary, dau. of Peter Flower, Alderman, City of London; m. 2nd, 24 Jan 1779 Mary Harbourne Barnwell; d. in Barbados 21 Oct 1779.
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In his will he left 'any negroes men women and children' he might die possessed of to his second wife, and later in the will he recommended that she sold such enslaved people 'as she may not have occasion of'.
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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition
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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archive Assistant, September 2020
Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146665359
Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.
The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.