Hanson

Estate Details


Associated People (4)

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
- 1822 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executrix
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,359 11S 1D
Margaret Simpson was also associated with the award on Barbados 3404 (Haggats).

Estate Information (8)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot) 79(F) 73(M)  
[Name] Hansons  
 

Return of John Simmons, his own property. NB that there is uncertainty about the ownership: John Simpson (and his estate) are listed as owning Hansons 1822-32 but so is John Simmons, 1817 and 1823. And NB too that this return was made in Christ Church rather than St Michael.

 
T71/521 243-47
1822
[Size] 283  
 

Inventory of John Simpson, deceased, Hanson’s. Executrix Mrs Margaret Ann Simpson. Taken 18 January 1822.
The estate lay in St George, St Michael, Christ Church.

The total value of the estate: £28,914 10 0d.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Inventories.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 156(Tot)  
 

Return of Margaret Ann Simpson, Executrix, the property of the estate of John Simpson, deceased. No previous return. There were 10 births and 9 deaths; 155 of the enslaved were bought from John Higginson. The return was filed in St George rather than St Michael.

 
T71/531 103-7
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] Hanson  
 

Return of John Higginson, his own property. No previous return. 157 enslaved were bought from John Simmons; there were also 2 deaths. But NB also that a note at the end of the return says, "These slaves sold to John Simpson see his Return." See also the return of John Simmons T71/531, p. 111.

 
T71/531 56-59
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot)  
 

Return of John Simmons, his own property. The total number of enslaved was given as 157. Previously 165 enslaved. But NB: 5 of the enslaved were removed to Simmons and 3 to Four Square but a note at the end of the return says: "These slaves sold to John Higginson, see his Return". See also the return of John Higginson for the Hanson estate.

 
T71/531 111
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
 

Return of Margaret Ann Simpson, Executrix, the property of the estate of John Simpson, deceased. Previously 156 enslaved.

 
T71/535 155-56
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Hanson  
 

Return of Margaret Ann Simpson, Executrix, the property of the estate of John Simpson, deceased.

 
T71/541 180
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 149(Tot)  
 

Return of Margaret Ann Simpson, Executrix, the property of the estate of John Simpson, deceased.

 
T71/548 172