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

Colony
British Guiana
Claim No.
2289
Estate
Hampton Court
Collected by
Baillie, Jas E.
Uncontested
Yes

Associated Individuals (3)

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