Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

London Gould (b. circa 1793 - d. ?)
MSA SC 5496-002918
Accomplice to slave flight, Queen Anne's County, Maryland


Archival Sources -

BOARD OF HEALTH (Death Record, Counties) Queen Anne's County [MSA SE42-2002]. Benjamin Gould. August 15, 1905.

James Wood Poplar Grove Collection, Colonel John Tilghman's 1848 Property List. Harriet Listed. MSA SC 5807. Series 13. Page 387.

J. G. Stong's Map of Queen Anne's County. District 3. 1866 [MSA SC 5080-1]. Courtesy of the Queen Anne's County Historical Society.

MARYLAND PENITENTIARY (Prisoner Record) Dates: 1811. 1826-1850. SE65. MSA SE65-4. London Gould. Prisoner Number 4284. Page 56.

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Criminal Docket) MSA C1384-110. State vs. John Demby. May Term 1847. No. 20. Assault and battery on London Gould. London Gould found guilty as accomplice to fugitive slave Harriet Turner.

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Liber TM 5. Folio 579. MSA CE 143-35. Manumission. London Gould to Rachel Wright. April 4, 1831.

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Liber TM 6. Folio 564. MSA CE 143-36. London Gould to Thomas Aschom. December 7, 1833.

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Liber JT 3. Folio 108. MSA CE 143-39. London Gould to Joseph W. George. July 8, 1840.

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Liber JT 3. Folio 135. MSA CE 143-39. London Gould free negro to Pere Wilmer. September 16, 1840.

SECRETARY OF STATE (Pardon Record) [MSA S1108-2] Harriet Turner. November 3, 1849. Page 66.

U.S. Census Record (Census Burea, MD) for London Gould, 1840, Queen Anne's County, Centreville District, Page 78, 8th line from bottom [MSA SM61-115, SCM 4723-2].

U.S. Census Record (Census Bureau, MD) for London Gold, 1850, Baltimore City, Ward 8, Page 210, Line 19 [MSA SM61-126, SCM 1488].

U.S. Census Record (Census Bureau, MD) 1860, Queen Anne's County, District 3 [MSA SM61-215, SCM 7224-1].

U.S. Census Record (Census Bureau, MD) 1870, Queen Anne's County, District 3 [MSA SM61-277, SCM 7258].

Newspapers and Journals -

"Arrest of Slave Abductors." Kent News. 03 November 1849.

"London Gould." Kent News. 17 November 1849.

"Sentenced." Baltimore Sun. 16 November 1849: 1.

 "Wholesale Absconding of Slaves from Maryland." Baltimore Sun. 26 October 1849. 

Internet Sources -

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Record for Benjamin Gould.

"Northwest Point." Centreville, Queen Anne's County, QA: 80. Maryland Historical Trust, Inventory of Historic Properties. 

Sources Searched, Nothing Found -

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records, Grantee Index) 1706-1851, A-Z, [MSA CE 144-1].

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