Cesar Picton

Died aged c. 81

Cesar Picton (c. 1755 Senegal? – 1836 Thames Ditton, Surrey) was presumably enslaved in Africa by the time he was about six years old. He was bought and brought to England by an English army officer who had been in Senegal, and in 1761 was "presented" as a servant to Sir John Phillips, a Baronet living in Norbiton near Kingston upon Thames in Surrey. He later became a wealthy coal merchant in Kingston. - DbPedia

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Photo of Cesar Picton blue plaque
Peter Hills on Flickr