23rd Jan 1836 | 263 Enslaved | £4298 3s 9d
Parliamentary Papers p. 310.
See also St Kitts claim no. 275 for Beckford & Ranken.
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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CITING THIS RECORD:'St Kitts 281 (Boyd's estate)', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/25679 [accessed 19th May 2022].