St Vincent 745 (Cheltenham, Island of mustique)

12th Jun 1841 | 257 Enslaved | £6525 9S 0D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Not listed in Parliamentary Papers.

T71/892: claim by Christopher Punnett, owner-in-fee. Counterclaims from: (1) John Chambers, of Letterkenny, Co. Donegal in Ireland, representative of Brook Rynd, deceased, mortgagee; (2) Wm Fraser etc as mortgagees; (3) John Vernon of Vernons in Antigua and of Boulogne sur Mer, tenant for life in possession and tenant-in-tail. One counterclaim by John Vernon ruled inadmissible by the Assistant Commissioners. Replication by Christopher Punnett to counterclaim of John Vernon, stating 20 years undisturbed possession etc. Appeal by Justinian Vernon to Privy Council, dismissed on 25/02/1841, filed on 09/06/1841.

T71/500 p. 194: enslaved persons registered by Christopher Punnett for himself in 1834.


Further Information

Colony
St Vincent
Claim No.
745
Estate
Cheltenham, Island of mustique
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (7)

Beneficiary deceased (Mortgagee)
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
Awardee (Mortgagee)
Awardee
Awardee
Awardee
Awardee