Mount Bentinck

Estate Details


Associated People (6)

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
1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1827 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Joint owner
1827 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1830 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Previous owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (2)

£6,544 4S 1D
£546 1S 6D

Notes

Charles Shephard shows Mount Bentinck as formed from three grants of Carib land of 300, 350 and 100 acres to Sebastian French, Robert Brown and John Brown.


Sources

Shephard, Historical Account of island of St Vincent (1831) Appendix XVI.


Estate Information (7)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 339(Tot)  
[Name] Mt Bentinck Estate  
 

Robert Brown as owner; also leased from the Hon. John Grant, leased from Richard Rees, executor of the estate of John Cook, deceased, and leased from John Stewart.

 
T71/493 140-146
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 320(Tot) 134(F) 186(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Robert Brown as owner [many individual enslaved people bought from Thomas Philpott, John Dalzell, the executors of William Morrison, deceased, Ann Boyd, John Small, H M Clapham, Richard McNally, Elizabeth Seldon, Dennis O'Brien, Charles Conyers etc ; 8 male enslaved people and 12 female enslaved people were given up to John Stewart who removed them to Trinidad].

 
T71/495 61-63
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot) 135(F) 174(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Robert Brown [1 enslaved person hanged for felony].

 
T71/497 43-44
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 293(Tot) 135(F) 158(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Robert Brown and Robert Dalzell & Co.

 
T71/497 6-8
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 288(Tot) 140(F) 148(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Mount Bentinck Estate of the late John Dalzell and Robert Dalzell, both deceased [5 enslaved people purchased from David Boyd, and 1 from James Seton; 3 manumissions; 1 enslaved person turned over to Mary Wickham].

 
T71/499 8-9
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot) 134(F) 136(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Mount Bentinck Estate. The property of Messrs. Davidson, Barkly & Co. Statement sworn by Joseph Featherstone. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 271 enslaved people.

 
T71/500 29-32
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 23(Tot) 9(F) 14(M)  
[Name] Mount Bentinck Estate  
 

Mount Bentinck Estate. Property of Mrs Forbes. Statement sworn by Joseph Featherstone. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was enslaved people.

 
T71/500 32