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] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner


Demerara - not yet traced in the compensation records

Estate Information (2)

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[Number of enslaved people] 255(Tot) 93(F) 162(M)  
[Name] Hope  

P. Rose registered 255 enslaved people as joint prop. with John Croal.

T71/397 H41781
[Name] Hope  

Indenture for auction, estimated at £1,500 - $2,500, listed as unsold: "8pp, vellum, approx. 22.5 x 27.25 in. Place not stated, presume London; 15 June 1820. Indenture between Peter Rose and William Gordon the elder, William Gordon the younger, Alexander Crombie Philip Frederick Tinne Patrick Rose and Andrew Rose. The indenture enumerates slaves held at Hope Plantation in Essequibo (British Guiana) in 1817 and 1818. The male slaves enumerated as of 1 July 1817 number 162; the females held as of that date, 93. Imported between 31 May 1817 and 30 May 1818: males, 28; females 36. (190 and 129 total) The name, color, age, occupation, condition (healthy, weak, invalid, cripple, good, sickly, superanuated [sic], sores, able, old, swelled legs, etc.) and country of origin is listed for each (many just list "Africa" as country of origin). Ribbon connection, 8 wax seals and 9 paper seals intact."