Peter's Hope

Estate Details


Associated People (3)

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
1824 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Heir
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,727 4S 0D

Notes

Peter's Hope was shown by Shephard as the combination of Lots no. 53 (83 acres original purchaser Gurley), 54 (54 acres original purchaser Ashe), 56 (198 acres, original purchasers Fletcher, Nugent and Gurley) and 75 (68 acres, original purchasers 'poor settlers') .


Sources

Shephard, Historical Account of the island of St Vincent Appendix XX.


Estate Information (6)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 119(Tot) 51(F) 68(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

Mrs M S Gurley as owner.

 
T71/493 299-301
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot) 47(F) 59(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

William Gurley as owner.

 
T71/495 147-148
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot) 45(F) 61(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

Peter's Hope Estate. Statement sworn by Bentinck Gurley.

 
T71/497 107-108
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot) 43(F) 62(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

Peter's Hope Estate. Statement sworn by Bentinck Gurley.

 
T71/497 106
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 97(Tot) 38(F) 59(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

Peter's Hope Estate. Statement sworn by Bentinck Gurley [decrease by deaths].

 
T71/499 102
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 96(Tot) 37(F) 59(M)  
[Name] Peter's Hope Estate  
 

Peter's Hope Estate. The property of William John Selby Gurley. Statement sworn by John Burnet. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 96 enslaved people.

 
T71/500 154-155