Wotten Waven

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
1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Other

Francis Brown, William Smith and Robert Brown purchased 156 enslaved people on Wotten Waven on Dominica in 1819. It appears that these same people were imported by them and placed on their Jordan Hill or Jordanhill estate on Trinidad, where they were registered in 1822.

1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Other

Francis Brown, William Smith and Robert Brown purchased 156 enslaved people on Wotten Waven on Dominica in 1819. It appears that these same people were imported by them and placed on their Jordan Hill or Jordanhill estate on Trinidad, where they were registered in 1822.

1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Other

Francis Brown, William Smith and Robert Brown purchased 156 enslaved people on Wotten Waven on Dominica in 1819. It appears that these same people were imported by them and placed on their Jordan Hill or Jordanhill estate on Trinidad, where they were registered in 1822.


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£1,561 10S 10D

Estate Information (5)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot) 87(F) 74(M)  
[Name] Wooton Waven Estate  
 

Return of Thomas Court, deceased owner; returned by Charles Court, executor. Returned by the owners' surname rather than the name of the estate.The enslaved are said to be attached to the estate. In the remarks column, there is a comment referring to two enslaved people � a female called Rose, listed next to number 160 and a girl called Thereise, who was Rose's child and is listed next to number 161. The remark states 'N.B. No. 160 and 161. are the property of Mary Rose, left her by her daughter, who was free and died on the Estate.' St. George.

 
T71/338 96-100
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot) 96(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Wotten Waven  
 

Returned by C Court, executor of the estate of Thomas Court deceased, owner; notes that the enslaved had been 'lately attached to Wotton Waven estate'; 156 enslaved people were sold to 'William Smith, Robert Brown and Francis Brown in February 1819'. St George.

 
T71/349 93 - 98
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 27(Tot) 11(F) 16(M)  
[Name] Watton Waven Estate  
 

Return of Henry Nisbet, Robert Burt and Charles G Hobson, joint owner; 38 enslaved people were purchased from John Keay, executor of Andrew Keay on 9 Sept 1820, formerly attached to Hartington Cottage Estate in the Parish of St. George; 2 enslaved people were purchased from Miss Fahie. 9 people were sold to Ralph Cantrell in 1820. St. George.

 
T71/358 108 - 109
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 32(Tot) 13(F) 19(M)  
[Name] Wotton Waven  
 

Returned by Henry Nisbet, owner. St. George.

 
T71/359 91
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 2(Tot) 2(F)  
[Name] Wotton Waven  
 

Return of Henry Nisbet, owner. 29 enslaved people were 'purchased by Charles Hobson Esq. in 1829 at public sales by order of the Court of Chancery. The two remaining enslaved people 'were purchased by Messrs. Thomas Laing and Co. in 1827 but [had] remained in [Nisbet's] possession, although considered the property of Messrs Laing and Co.' This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. George.

 
T71/363 76-77