Jamaica St David 3 (part) (Old England)

31st Oct 1836 | 166 Enslaved | £2240 14S 4D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 298.

T71/866: claim from Joseph Gordon, as owner. Counterclaim from John Hall, as judgement creditor; and from John Atkins and John Pelly Atkins, also as judgement creditors. Balance of £1099 4s 4d awarded on 30/11/1840 to 'the several parties named in the list annexed to the Certificate'.

B.W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) pp. 66-67: shows Joseph Gordon as an attorney.

T71/144 p. 102: Sarah P. Clark and Elizabeth M. Clark registered 111 enslaved persons, as residuary devisees of Francis Clark, but currently in the possession of Joseph Gordon (indexed on www.ancestry.com under Joseph Gordon).

T71/144 p. 102: 168 enslaved persons registered on Old England estate in 1832.


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
St David
Claim No.
3 (part)
Estate
Old England
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (3)

Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Judgement creditor)
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Judgement creditor)
Awardee

Associated Estates (1)