Cape Sale Estate

Estate Details


Associated People (4)

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
- 1779 [EY] → Joint owner

In his will proved in 1779, William Snell senior left his moiety or half share of Cape Sale to his son, also William, later William Snell Chauncy.

1779 [SY] - 1789 [EY] → Joint owner

Inherited a half share in Cape Sale under the 1779 will of his father William Snell senior, then reportedly sold it to William Pearce of St Swithins Lane, London in 1789. William Pearce of Swithins Lane appears to have been a solicitor who died in 1824: his will is silent on West India property or enslaved people.

1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,180 9S 6D

Estate Information (5)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot)  
[Name] Cape Sale  
 

In the lawful possession of James Bain.

 
T71/267 113
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot) 51(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Cape Sale Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of James Bain, position not recorded.

 
T71/274 283
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot) 51(F) 56(M)  
[Name] Cape Sale Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of James Bain as Proprietor.

 
T71/285 226-227
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot) 50(F) 57(M)  
[Name] Cape Sale Estate  
 

Belonging to James Bain proprietor.

 
T71/299 250-251
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 123(Tot) 59(F) 64(M)  
[Name] Cape Sale Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of George Macewen as Attorney to James Bain.

 
T71/311 384-385