Little Diamond

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

Given as A. Dalzell. Tentatively identified as Allen Dalzell of Barbados and Clifton (q.v.), who bequeathed an enslaved man in Demerara in his will of 1824.

1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Sequestrator

Associated Claims (2)

£778 17S 7D
£5,683 2S 1D


NB the association of Little Diamond of the 1817 Slave Registers with the Little Diamond in two separate compensation awards remains tentative

Estate Information (4)

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[Name] Klein Diamant  
[Crop] Coffee  

Klein Diamant, shown as plantation no. 22 under the subheading 'A la cote orientale de Demerarie', proprietaire J. van Rynveld & Zoon, 150 carreaux, K [coffee]

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975'
[Number of enslaved people] 123(Tot) 49(F) 74(M)  
[Name] Little Diamond  

A. Dalzell proprietor

T71/397 1201
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot) 65(F) 85(M)  
[Name] Little Diamond  

In lawful possession of M.J. Retemeyer

T71/418 2077-2081
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot) 55(F) 54(M)  
[Name] Little Diamond  

Belonging to Pln. Little Diamond in lawful possession of Edward Bishop jr. and Thomas Blake, sequestrators, by Thomas Blake for self and Edward Bishop jr.

T71/430 501-504