Jamaica St James 40 (Roehampton Estate)

19th Oct 1835 | 322 Enslaved | £5745 0S 3D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 70.

T71/873: claim from William Mitchell Kerr, of St James, as executor for John Baillie.

T71/1016: claim by William Mitchell Kerr, as executor to John Baillie.

Jamaica Almanac (1828): Roehampton estate registered to John Baillie, with 330 enslaved persons.  

Jamaica Almanac (1833): Roehampton estate registered to John Baillie.

B.W. Higman Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) p. 159: shows that in 1850, Isaac Jackson paid £4200 to absentees Wm. Sterling and Graham Russell for a series of tracts, including Roehampton, Mafoota Bottom and Castle Pen.

Enslaved persons were registered by William Mitchell Kerr in 1832, as attorney to John Baillie.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St James
Claim No.
40
Estate
Roehampton Estate
Collected by
Kerr, WM
Uncontested
Yes

Associated Individuals (2)

Awardee (Executor or executrix)
Other association

Associated Estates (1)