16th Jan 1837 | 103 Enslaved | £3194 15s 6d
Parliamentary Papers p. 236.
T71/906: as President of the Court of Directors of the Mauritius Bank. Port Louis.
1787 - 1835
Daughter of "free Mulatto" lodging-house-keeper Jane Charlotte Beckford (c. 1759-1825); possibly the daughter of George Ffrench, Clerk to the Jamaica Assembly. Spinster; independently wealthy slave-owner.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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