St Vincent 458 (Bellevue Estate)

31st Oct 1836 | 152 Enslaved | £4081 18S 10D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 322. T71/892: claim by Alexander Cruickshank et al as trustees of Colonel John Gerard. Counterclaim by Mary Barrett of Bowlbood (?) St Vincent for 1/3rd of the compensation money for dower [see also St Vincent claim no. 595].  Memorial of Alexander Cruickshank et al praying compensation money might not be invested on the ground of the counterclaim being 'frivolous and vexatious'. Letter dated 11/04/1836 from J.H. Forbes 'stating that according to the recommendation of the Commissioners an application had been made to the Privy Council and that the Judicial Committee were pleased to dismiss Mrs Barrett's appeal with costs, and requesting that under these circumstances an award might be made at once to the claimants'.

T71/500 p. 7: enslaved persons registered by Robt Small for Alex Cruikshank, W.P. Allison, and Arch Allison, trustees of late Col Gerard, in 1834.


Further Information

Colony
St Vincent
Claim No.
458
Estate
Bellevue Estate
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (4)

Previous owner (not making a claim)
Awardee (Trustee)
Awardee (Trustee)
Awardee (Trustee)