Morton Bay

Estate Details


Associated People (3)

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
1769 [EA] - 1769 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

In 1769, Morton's Bay (probably this estate) was purchased by the trustees of the marriage settlement of John Williams the younger (q.v.).

1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,655 18S 5D

Estate Information (6)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] Morton Bay  
 

Return of Samuel Laurence, owner

 
T71/364 29-30
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot)  
[Name] Morton's Bay  
 

Return of Samuel Laurence, owner

 
T71/365 151
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] Mortons Bay  
 

Return of Samuel Laurence, owner

 
T71/366 118-119
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] Morton Bay  
 

Return of "Samuel Laurence, late of this Island, Esquire since deceased [owner]� but now in the possession of James Laurence Esquire as manager appointed by William Laurence Esquire, the Rev J H Laurence, John Woodley and Samuel Laurence Esquires, devisees thereof in trust under the last will and testament of the said Samuel Laurence deceased..."

 
T71/367 108-109
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 74(Tot) 36(F) 38(M)  
[Name] Morton's Bay  
 

Return of the heirs of Samuel Laurence, deceased, owner; returned by James Laurence

 
T71/368 157
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 68(Tot) 31(F) 37(M)  
[Name] Morton Bay  
 

Return of Heirs of Samuel Laurence, owner; returned by James Laurence

 
T71/369 76-77