Jamaica St Ann 92 (Woodstock)

17th Jul 1837 | 82 Enslaved | £1453 12S 6D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 289.

Extraordinary claim, divided amongst heirs [nephews and nieces and their children of such] of William White into 58 shares of which 56 are accounted for in the Parliamentary Papers, among 34 line entries. Each 'share' was £25 1s 3d. The will of William White of Woodstock in the parish of St Ann and Island aforesaid [Jamaica] planter, was proved 10/10/1804, PROB 11/1416/204. The will specfies manumission of, and legacies to, a small number of enslaved people, with the residual estate 'divided among all my nephews and nieces and the children of such of my nephews and nieces as shall be living at the time of my decease.' None was named.

One 'share' of £25 1s 3d to: J & E.A.Hudson; Sophia Reeds; James White Higgins & James White Sawtell; Sophia Dolge; Susanna Dolge; Alice Dolge; Susannah Pittman; Henry Saffery & Elizabeth his wife; Elizabeth Hadgley; Thomas & Hannah Harvey; William Smith & Mary Rachael his wife;  Henry Jacobs White; Harriet White; Samuel Brough; Harriet Ann Mathews; Joseph Biggs & Katharine Biggs his wife; Ann May; Wm White.; Elizabeth Mitchell; Charlotte White; Thomas Tyser; Robert Tyser; John Dangerfield & Sarah his wife; David Henry Nash & Mary his wife.

Two 'shares' (£50 2s 6d) to Catharine Claybrook; James White Higgins; James White Sawtell; Angus Kennedy, Mary Anna Kennedy, Anna Blydesteyn & Arend Jacob Guitard; Elizabeth Frances Ireland; William White; Thomas White.

Three 'shares' (£75 3s 9d) to William Hadgley.

Four 'shares' (£100 5s) to James Whitehead Pittman.

Five 'shares' (£125 6s 3d) to Elizabeth Dolge.

Seven 'shares' (£175 8s 9d) to Hannah King.

T71/857 identifies them as Great Britain and as heirs of William White.

See St Ann claim no. 467 for another William White estate, though dealt with differently.

T71/1594 p. 68: letter dated 03/06/1837 re process to John C. King, 5 Suffolk Place, Lower Road, Islington.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St Ann
Claim No.
92
Estate
Woodstock
Contested
Yes

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