Built 1st Jan 1814
Mansion house built c. 1814 by John Blackburn on the Killearn estate, and in the Blackburn family's ownership until 1939.
Rebuilt c. 1814
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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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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