Nevis 1 (Stoney Grove)

29th Feb 1836 | 209 Enslaved | £3572 10S 11D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 107.

 

Awarded to Pinney and Case as trustees although the two men are known to have been mortgagees on Tobin's property.

 

See J. R. Ward, 'The Profitability of Sugar Planting in the British West Indies, 1650-1834', Economic History Review, 31 (2) (May, 1978), pp. 197-213, p.211 for Stoney Grove, which lost £45,000 [=£450?] p.a. on 209 enslaved persons 1826-34 (-0.2% ROI),  the only loss-making estate Ward found post-abolition of the slave trade.

 


Further Information

Colony
Nevis
Claim No.
1
Estate
Stoney Grove
Collected by
Dimsdale, J(?) of Barnard & Dimsdale

Associated Individuals (2)

Awardee (Trustee)
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (1)