Windmill

Estate Details


Associated People (8)

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] - 1793 [LA] → Owner

In 1769, John Williams the younger reportedly purchased the Windmill and Paradise estate (also known as Colhouns) to add to Morton's Bay, which had been settled on him and his wife earlier that same year, under the term of his marriage settlement of 1766.

1817 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Other
1817 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Other
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Other
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Associated Claims (1)

£2,416 18S 9D

Notes

Details of the history of this estate in the 18th century are given in David Small and Christine Eickelmann's 'Clifton Estate, Nevis: an Account of Absence and Ambition' http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~emceee/cliftonhistory.pdf [accessed 29/11/2017].


Estate Information (7)

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1769
[Name] Windmill and Paradise otherwise Colhoun's  
 

Reportedly purchased by John Williams the younger in 1769.

 
David Small and Christine Eickelmann's 'Clifton Estate, Nevis: an Account of Absence and Ambition' http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~emceee/cliftonhistory.pdf [accessed 29/11/2017],
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot) 76(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Windmill  
 

Return of William Bowrin, owner; returned by Peter Butler

 
T71/364 26-28
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot) 72(F) 68(M)  
[Name] Windmill  
 

Return of William Bowrin Esq., owner; returned by Peter Butler

 
T71/365 266-267
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 135(Tot) 66(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Wind Mill  
 

Return of Peter Butler Esq., owner; returned by William Mc Phail [McPhail]

 
T71/366 201
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 135(Tot)  
[Name] Windmill  
 

Return of Job Ede, owner; returned by Robert Claxton;135 enslaved people were acquired "by purchase from Peter Butler as by his return for said Estate [which] will show sex, country and reputed age"; this return is directly followed by that of Peter Butler which lists the people sold to Job Ede

 
T71/367 190-198
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 131(Tot) 68(F) 63(M)  
[Name] Wind Mill  
 

Return of Job Ede, owner

 
T71/368 242
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 131(Tot) 67(F) 64(M)  
[Name] Wind Mill  
 

Return of Job Ede, owner; returned by W L Bucke

 
T71/369 237