Evesham Vale

Estate Details

Associated People (10)

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
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Joint owner
1807 [EA] - 1809 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Joint owner
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Owner
1808 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1808 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Other

Shown as owner of 41 enslaved people (of a total of 201) on a group of estates including Evesham Vale and Clifton Hill in the 1817 Slave Registration

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Other

The heirs of the estate of James Coram owned 6 enslaved people on the estate in 1817.

1822 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Previous owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (2)

£968 15S 3D
£1,950 8S 7D

Estate Information (7)

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[Name] Evesham Vale  

Under deeds of 08 and 09/12/1808 Warner Ottley conveyed a mortgage over the Evesham Vale estate to Robert Lang and John Gilbert Francklyn, partners in Lang Turing. The indentures rehearsed an earlier agreement of 1807 whereby Warner Ottley and his wife on the one part and James Lacroix on the other as co-owners by inheritance had agreed that James Lacroix would buy out Warner Ottley's half-share of Evesham Vale and one other plot of land for £12,500, subject to two pre-existing mortgage of some £9500. £6000 of the purchase price was paid as mortgage from Lacroix to Ottley, on which Lacroix defaulted. Warner Ottley was separately indebted to Lang and Francklyn for £4521 14s 3d and to secure payment of this amount he conveyed the Lacroix mortgage [and the estate] to Lang and Francklyn.

Deed Book 1810, British Library, EAP688/1/1/21, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP688-1-1-21 pp pp. 40-60
[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

Evesham Vale Estate [58], Clifton Hill [79], Sir James Bontein [41] Mrs. Coram [16], heirs of the estate of the late James Coram, deceased [6].

T71/493 209-213
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot) 82(F) 75(M)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

Trustees of the estate of the late James Lacroix [58 deaths, 5 removed by James Punnett and 1 by Mrs Coram].

T71/495 99-100
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot) 75(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

The late James Lacroix [decrease by deaths].

T71/497 71-72
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot) 65(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

Evesham Vale Estate. Statement sworn by Edmund Huggins [16 enslaved people removed from the estate by the heirs of the late Mrs Coram].

T71/497 69-70
[Number of enslaved people] 129(Tot) 67(F) 62(M)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

Evesham Vale Estate. Statement sworn by William Laborde.

T71/499 61-62
[Number of enslaved people] 76(Tot) 35(F) 41(M)  
[Name] Evesham Vale Estate  

Evesham Vale Estate. The property of James Lacroix. Statement sworn by himself. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 74 enslaved people.

T71/500 98-99