St Clair

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
- 1803 [EY] → Owner

The estate is not mentioned in the will of Daniel Henry Shaw made in 1800 [proved in 1803] but the enslaved people on the estate were registered for the heirs of Daniel Henry Shaw from 1819 onwards and the compensation was paid to his daughter Maria Bridgens (q.v.).

1803 [SY] - → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,846 4S 9D


Connected with the Bridgen claim in the slave compensation records through Maria Shaw.

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 38(Tot)  
[Name] Saint Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

Return by Maria Shaw, part owner; owned by the heirs of Col. Shaw deceased.

T71/501 555-556
[Number of enslaved people] 47(Tot)  
[Name] Saint Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

Isabella S Shaw, for the heirs of Daniel Henry Shaw, deceased, owners [increase by births].

T 71/508 349 - 349 v
[Number of enslaved people] 48(Tot)  
[Name] Saint Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

Maria Bridgens, for the heirs of the late Colonel Daniel Henry Shaw, deceased, owners [increase by births].

T 71/511 277 - 277 v
[Number of enslaved people] 46(Tot)  
[Name] Saint Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

Return of Mrs Maria Bridgen late the property of the heirs of Col. Shaw. The slaves had been omitted from the 1825 Registration by 'neglect or default of the attorney of the owner.'

T71/515 1965
[Number of enslaved people] 40(Tot)  
[Name] Saint Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

William Power, owner, late the property of Mrs M Bridgens [?].

T 71/517 245 v - 246
[Number of enslaved people] 39(Tot)  
[Name] St Clair  
[Crop] Sugar  

Maria Bridgens, for herself and Richard Bridgens, owners [2 births].

T 71/519 309 v - 310