Jamaica Trelawney 411 (York)

22nd Feb 1836 | 246 Enslaved | £4668 16S 5D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 77.

 

T71/874: claim by Edward Gregory Morant Gale, of England, as tenant for life. Awarded to Dawkins under the will of [William] Gale, dated 30/10/1784.

 

T71/241: no entry for Dawkins in the 1832 Slave Register.

 

J.R. Ward, 'The Profitability of Sugar Planting in the British West Indies, 1650-1834', Economic History Review, 31 (2) (May, 1978) p. 212: York estate earned £2563 p. a. or 5.3%, 1785-91. Sourced to Exeter University (Devon), Gale-Morant papers; Gale-Morant papers 1731-1925 at University of Exeter (ALEXANDER M-FILM 2793); 'The Gale-Morant papers 1731-1925' Microform Academic Publishers, Wakefield (1977).

 

Edward Gregory Morant Gale (1772-1854) was the heir of William Gale (who died in 1784). Trustees 1784-95 were Long, Drake and Long. Richard Dawkins was the son-in-law and partner of Beeston Long.

 


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
Trelawney
Claim No.
411
Estate
York

Associated Individuals (3)

Unsuccessful claimant
Awardee
Awardee

Associated Estates (1)