Jamaica Westmoreland 27 (Sweet River Pen [includes Friendship])

5th Dec 1836 | 401 Enslaved | £7211 13S 9D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 303.

Parliamentary Papers brackets Westmoreland claim nos. 27, 30 & 31 together, then split: £5000 went to Leman & Curry; £2,211 13s 9d went to Lord Holland. The numbers of enslaved persons and compensation are combined here for all 3 claims.  

T71/871: claim by Lord and Lady Holland, as owners. Counterclaim by George Capron, on behalf of Sir Godfrey Webster Bart., 'Vested estate tail in one third part expectant on decease of Lady Holland'.  Under Westmoreland claim nos. 30 & 31 there are also counterclaims from John Barham, the heir of Joseph Foster Barham, as mortgagee. The role of Leman and Curry is unclear (possibly trustees to Webster?).


Further Information

Colony
Jamaica
Parish
Westmoreland
Claim No.
27
Estate
Sweet River Pen [includes Friendship]
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (4)

Deceased awardee (Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman)
Awardee
Awardee
Awardee

Associated Estates (2)