Of St Mary's, Antigua. Executrix of Joseph Wesston, executor of his father Samuel Wesston deceased (whose will was dated 08/02/1811).
T7/877 Antigua claim no. 66 (Dark Valley).
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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