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Life & Times
of
William Stewart Taylor


PG 4

except that they
belonged to what we
have recognized as
the British aristocracy.
[NOTE: reference to William's birth at Arundel Castel in England]
My great grandfather
Richard Taylor was a
Commisant
Officer in the B. [British] Army in Barbadoes ???? [Name of wife?] and he had a fine
home and plantation and
many slaves who were
freed before abolition of?
slaves was complusary?.
He suffered severe
financial losses in
a great hurricane in
1833 when plantation was
ruined and buildings
wrecked.
He had a large
family of which my

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