Lears Plantation

Estate Details


Associated People (6)

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
- 1772 [LA] → Owner
1773 [EA] - 1785 [LA] → Owner

The Lears estate formed part of the marriage settlement of [Sir] Francis Ford in 1785 with Mary Anson, daughter of George Anson née Adams.

1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£6,956 0S 4D

Estate Information (5)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the property of Sir Francis Ford Bt., deceased.

 
T71/520 191-7
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 280(Tot)  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the estate of Sir Francis Ford 1st Bart., deceased. Previously 260 enslaved.

 
T71/529 216-17
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 278(Tot)  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the estate of Sir Francis Ford 1st Bart., deceased. Previously 280 enslaved.

 
T71/534 192-4
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 331(Tot)  
 

Return of James Crichlow (Attorney), the property of Francis Ford. Previously 278.

 
T71/540 212-14
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 326(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

Return James E. Crichlow, Attorney, the property of Sir Francis Ford 2nd Bart.

 
T71/547 204-6