Morning Star Estate

Estate Details

Associated People (13)

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
- 1775 [EY] → Owner
- 1799 [EY] → Owner
1756 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1756 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Manager
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Other
1831 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Assignee

Associated Claims (1)

£1,844 2S 3D

Estate Information (8)

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[Size] 33  

On 9 July 1756 Robert and Grace Patterson made Rowland Oliver Trustee of John Desent's plantation in Antigua and Morning Star Estate in Nevis. Neighbours for the Morning Star estate were: To the north, the Hon. Ralph Paynes To the west, Ralph Willett Esq. To the south, Mrs. Pemberton.

Robert and Grace Patterson borrowed £1200 from Richard Oliver sen. and Richard Oliver jun., for which a mortgage was placed on the estates.

Daniel Warner, John Watkins, and Byam Freeman, all of Antigua, were made their attornies.

The entry notes that the Hon. John Desent [sic, = Dasent], Chief Justice of Nevis, was the grandfather of Grace Patterson, who was the daughter of John Desent and his wife Henrietta.

V. Langford Oliver 1894 The history of the island of Antigua pg. 193
[Name] Morning Star and Pembroke  
[Size] 380  

Advertisement noting that on 1 November 1803 'a capital sugar plantation, consisting of the Morning Star and Pembroke Estates' was to be sold by auction 'unless disposed of by private contract'. Enquires were to be made to 'Dr. Adye, St Christopher's; Joseph Webbe Stanley, Esq. Nevis; or Messrs. Forster, Cooke and Frere, No. 6, Lincoln's Inn, London'.

The Times, 15 August 1803 pg. 3
[Number of enslaved people] 108(Tot)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of James Weekes Esq., owner; returned by John Pittman, manager; 10 enslaved people are 'owned' jointly by James and Anne Weekes

T71/364 169-170
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of Messrs Manning and Anderdon, owner; returned by George Bucke as their attorney; the enslaved formerly belonged to James Weekes Esq.

T71/365 159-161
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of Messrs Manning and Anderdon, owner; returned by F B Browne

T71/366 129
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of Messrs Mannings and Anderdon of London, owner; returned by George Bucke

T71/367 107-108
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot) 50(F) 57(M)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of Messrs Mannings and Anderdon, owner; returned by John H. O'Brien

T71/368 148-149
[Number of enslaved people] 111(Tot) 53(F) 58(M)  
[Name] Morning Star  

Return of Mannings and Anderdon, former owners, now in possession of Nevil Reid and John Dixon surviving assignees of the said Messrs Manning and Anderdon"; returned by John H O'Brien

T71/369 100-101