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

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