Bromefield

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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
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

This is probably Edward Thomas who was a claimant on Barbados 3813 (Greens) and acted as Attorney in the 1832 returns for BA756 Britton's (Barbados, St Michael), BA4187 Neils (Barbados, St Michael) and for the return of BA594 Hannays estate, also previously owned by the Rev John Brome.

1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Heir

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£3,833 7S 10D

Estate Information (6)

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1789
[Size] 380  
 

In 1789 there was a series of conveyances to break entail on Bromefield (or 'Brome's') plantation in St. Lucy. John Brome, late of St. Lucy but by 1789 of Trinity College, Cambridge University, the son of Samuel Brome, deceased, who was the 2nd son and “devisee in tail” named in the will of John Brome of Barbados, but later a merchant of London. John Brome of Cambridge University broke the entail.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 77(F) 86(M)  
[Name] Brome Field  
 

Return of John Brome, his own property.

 
T71/522 550-54
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 153(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the Rev. John Brome. Previously 159 enslaved.

 
T71/532 98-99
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the Rev. John Brome.

 
T71/537 228
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the estate of Rev. John Brome, deceased.

 
T71/545 12
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 166(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the estate of Rev. John Brome, deceased.

 
T71/548 313-14