Barbados 4786 (Checker Hall)

22nd Jun 1840 | 142 Enslaved | £3221 13s 7d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Not listed in Parliamentary Papers.

T71/899: claim by Joseph Briggs, owner-in-fee. Counterclaims from the Daniels, and from Francis Onslow Trent, of England, and his wife Judith Trent (late Judith Sober) for a legacy under the will of Hilary Rowe, dated 29/09/1816, for £3502 19 71/2d currency.

Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 138: shows Joseph Briggs as the owner of Checker Hall [?] and other estates, and as director of West India Bank in 1839.

T71/565 p. 42: enslaved persons were registered on Checker Hall by Joseph Briggs in 1834.

See also Barbados claim nos. 2034, 4598 and 4925 for connections between the Trent and Sober families.

Further Information

Claim No.
Checker Hall

Associated Individuals (6)

Beneficiary unsuccessful
Other association
Unsuccessful claimant (Legatee)
Unsuccessful claimant
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (1)