Bostock Park Estate

Estate Details


Associated People (2)

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] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,720 6S 6D

Notes

Charles Shephard showed Bostock Park to have been formed from Lots Nos. 3, 4 and 5 (51, 91 and 59 acres, the first two originally purchased by 'Millingtons' and the third by Hunt), Lots Nos. 12 and 13 (22 and 20 acres, purchased by Hamilton and Laudaux respectively), Lots Nos. 20, 21 and 22 (57, 64 and 63 acres, purchased by 'Ottley and Abel') and Lots Nos. 29, 30 and 31 (42, 62 and 49 acres, purchased by Porter, Jameson and Sharpe respectively).


Sources

Charles Shephard, An Historical account of the Island of St Vincent (1831) Appendix XX 'References to the Plan of the Island, as Published by John Byres in 1776'


Estate Information (7)

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1776
[Name] Bostock Park  
[Size] 610  
 

Charles Shephard showed Bostock Park to have been formed from Lots Nos. 3, 4 and 5 (51, 91 and 59 acres, the first two originally purchased by 'Millingtons' and the third by Hunt), Lots Nos. 12 and 13 (22 and 20 acres, purchased by Hamilton and Laudaux respectively), Lots Nos. 20, 21 and 22 (57, 64 and 63 acres, purchased by 'Ottley and Abel') and Lots Nos. 29, 30 and 31 (42, 62 and 49 acres, purchased by Porter, Jameson and Sharpe respectively), and from lots leased by French settlers totalling a further 30 acres and an unknown part of another lot of 76 acres divided among three estates. It is not known over what period these holdings were consolidated into a single estate.

Charles Shephard, An Historical account of the Island of St Vincent (1831) Appendix XX 'References to the Plan of the Island, as Published by John Byres in 1776'

1817
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

John Cropper and Nathaniel Bassnett Cropper and John Bolton as owners [not including the 4 enslaved people separately owned by John Cropper but also listed here].

 
T71/493 365-369
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot) 99(F) 82(M)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

John Cropper and Nathaniel Bassnett Cropper and John Bolton as owners [enslaved people bought from C Gocking, from Anna Maria Clark, Thomas Fraser and the heirs of Charles Slater and the heirs of A H Miller].

 
T71/495 180-182
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 192(Tot) 106(F) 86(M)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

Bostock Park Estate. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper.

 
T71/497 133
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 183(Tot) 101(F) 82(M)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

John Cropper and others. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper.

 
T71/497 123-125
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot) 97(F) 84(M)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

John Cropper and others. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper.

 
T71/499 115-116
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 180(Tot) 96(F) 84(M)  
[Name] Bostock Park Estate  
 

Bostock Park Estate. The property of N B Cropper, John Cropper and John Bolton. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 182 enslaved people.

 
T71/500 163-165