Barbados 3101 (Gretton)

3rd Jul 1838 | 288 Enslaved | £5612 3S 9D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Not listed in Parliamentary Papers.

T71/898: claim by John Higginson. Counterclaims from eg John Spooner of London; Hall, McGarel & Co. bond in judgement; Elizabeth & Mehetabel Brathwaite under marriage settlement of parents, each entitled to 1/6 of £5000 currency which with interest up to 13/11/1832 amounted to £1123 3s 10d currency and [by the rules of chancery] then became principal - she therefore counterclaims for that amount with interest from 13/11/1832.

See Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 82 for this estate.

 


Further Information

Colony
Barbados
Claim No.
3101
Estate
Gretton

Associated Individuals (6)

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