Blackmans

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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
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,975 2S 11D

Estate Information (4)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot) 91(F) 61(M)  
 

Return of Charles Cadogan, his own property. Note that there appears to be no other reference to Cadogan owning the Blackman's estate, although Charles' brother Ward Cadogan said that held a mortgage over the estate when he wrote his will in 1831.

 
T71/521 729-33
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 215(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

Return of John Rycroft Best, his own property. No previous return.
Best purchased in Chancery, late the property of Philip L. Applewhaite, 122 enslaved; 101 were removed from the Wilcox estate 101; there were 10 births and 21 deaths; and 3 additional people were included in the return (though unspecified).

 
T71/537 72-79
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 176(Tot)  
 

Return of John Rycroft Best, his own property. The changes since 1826 accounted for by births and deaths. (There were a considerable number of the latter.)

 
T71/543 205-7
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

Return of John Rycroft Best, his own property.

 
T71/550 235-6