Jamaica St Mary 336 (Prospect Pen)

19th Sep 1836 | 201 Enslaved | £3601 8S 1D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 288.

Award split: £180 1s 4d to each of: Charles Nicholas Pallmer Massy Dawson; Isabella P. Massy Dawson; Louisa Massy Dawson; Rev. John Massy Dawson; Capt James Massy Dawson; Capt James also got £540 4s 2d; Robert Mont Poore and Bolton Massy got £360 2s 9d together. All dated 19/09/1836. Maria Frances Palmer awarded £1800 14s 6d on 10/01/1837.

T71/856: original claim by James H. M[assy] Dawson and Maria F. Pallmer, Great Britain.

T71/1606: letter from Woodroffe and Lewin dated 04/12/1835 stating that the counterclaims of James Massy Dawson and others were in nature original claims and are undisputed as James H. Massy Dawson is now deceased. Letter dated 04/12/1835 from Woodroffe and Lewin stating Maria F Pallmer has no objection to the counterclaim of James Massy Dawson as executor of Mrs Mary Dennis deceased. Handwritten note says Maria Pallmer is tenant in tail for 9 enslaved persons in St Mary claim no. 337.

Jamaica Almanac (1833) shows Prospect Pen and Pembroke Hall in the ownership of 'Pallmer and Dawson'.

Sources

The Times, 29 January 1830; Jamaica Almanac 1833


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St Mary
Claim No.
336
Estate
Prospect Pen
Contested
Yes

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