Nb. Owned two sugar estates, De Weavers and Susana's Rust in Demerara.
The Will of Nathaniel Weekes Pollard dated 26 Mar 1834, proved 2 Oct 1834. Abstract:-
I leave to my heirs Nathaniel Weekes, Sarah Maria, Mary Jane, John Henry, Edward Alleyne, and to my son William Branch Pollard Jun. as also any further issue of my present wife Jane William Pollard, share and share alike.
It is my earnest wish that my timber concern should be continued and carried on by my executors herein named as long as it appears that the return made thereon is commensurate with the capital employed. My wife Jane Williams Pollard and my brother William Branch Pollard to be Executrix and Executor and with Mrs. Jane Culpeper, Guardians over my minor children.
The Weekes name may come from Ralph Weekes, President
of Council of the Island of Barbados through Nathaniel's mother Jane Weekes Branch.
See Burkes Colonial Gentry pg. 437 under Forte.
Nb. He served in training as a Civil Engineer, under the firm of M'Clean & Stileman, and was for six months Assistant Engineer on the Furness Railway. Returning to British Guiana, he was appointed Assistant Colonial Civil Engineer. He was elected an Associate of the Institution of Civil Engineers 3 April 1860.
In January 1863, he was appointed Colonial Civil Engineer and Overseer of Public Works for the Colony of British Guiana. On 6 Nov. 1868, he became a full Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He had then constructed various coast defences, groynes, sea-walls etc., and built several goals, hospitals and police stations.
He was Captain commanding the British Guiana Artillery. His chief interest was music and he played the organ.
He retired from the Government Service in British Guiana in 1880, as a
result of a sunstroke. He settled at St.Leonard's, Sussex.