Turnbull Mountain Estate

Estate Details

Associated People (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1787 [EA] - 1787 [LA] → Owner
1818 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Previous owner


Between 1825 and 1834 all of the estates of Ruth Lettsom, deceased, were returned together in the slave registers; so it is not possible to use them to learn the number of enslaved people on the estate during this period.

Estate Information (3)

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[Number of enslaved people] 118(Tot) 72(F) 46(M)  
[Name] Turnbull Mountain Estate  

Owner: Estates of Mrs Ruth Lettsom deceased, returned by William Payne Georges

T 71/370 198-201
[Number of enslaved people] 114(Tot)  
[Name] Turnbull Mountain Estate  

Owner: Estates of Mrs Ruth Lettsom deceased in the possession of John Cotton Tupper as attorney to the receiver; Tortola

T 71/371 460-463
[Number of enslaved people] 121(Tot)  
[Size] 200  

The London Gazette for 11/12/1824 gave 161 enslaved people on the same acreage.

London Gazette 1 Jan 1825, pg. 1119