British Guiana 2289 (Hampton Court)

11th Jan 1836 | 456 Enslaved | £23024 6S 5D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 132.

T71/887: claim by Hugh Duncan Baillie etc., as owners.Counterclaim from Thomas and Alexander Robinson, under the will of John Robinson, dated 08/11/1799.

S.G. Checkland, The Gladstones: a family biography, 1764-1851 (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1971) p. 195: the estate was purchased by John Bolton in 1825. Bolton sold his Yorkshire estate for £125,000 to pay for it, outbidding John Gladstone.

T71/433 p. 1962: John Lane registered 446 enslaved persons, as attorney, in 1832. No ownership information is given.

Walter Rodney (ed.), Guyanese Sugar Plantations in the late Nineteenth Century: a contemporary description from the Argosy (Georgetown, Guyana, Reslease Publishers, 1979) p. 17: In 1883, the estate belonged to the Colonial Company, amalgamated with Walton Hall, Devonshire Castle, Hampton Court and Windsor Castle. Ibid., Footnote 3, p. 85: the author explains further that Hampton Court belonged to the Baillie family 1828-1867, when it was bought by the Colonial Company. Devonshire Castle and Windsor Castle were added in 1876, after their purchase from McGarel & Hogg and Pollard, respectively. The output was 2000 hogsheads (1800 tpa).

Further Information

British Guiana
Claim No.
Hampton Court
Collected by
Baillie, Jas E.

Associated Individuals (3)