Applewhaites

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
- 1811 [LA] → Owner
1749 [EA] - 1749 [LA] → Heir

Thomas Applewhaite of St George reportedly left his estate in St George - there apparently described as the Spring - to his grandson Henry Frere subject to the life-interest of his [the testator's] wife Elizabeth under his will dated 12/06/1749.

1766 [EA] - 1766 [LA] → Seller
1811 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Note that Cobham still being listed in association with the estate in the 1820s even though he had died in 1811.

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Manager
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£7,247 6S 0D

Notes

The Applewhaite family was first associated with the land in 1643-44 when Thomas Applewhaite bought 200 acres from James Holdipp. Over the next 100 years there were various acquisitions.

The Cobham family continued to own the estate into the second half of the C19th.


Sources

Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.


Estate Information (8)

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1749
 

By his will of 1749, General Hon. Thomas Applewhaite left the estate to his Heir and grandson, Henry Frere, son of testator’s daughter Susannah and her husband, Hon. John Frere.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1766
[Size] 451  
 

1766 Hon. Henry Frere sold to Nathan Lucas of St. Michael, brazier, The Spring plantation in St. Thomas for £26,500, 451 acres.

1776
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
 

Within 10 years of the sale to Nathan Lucas, Lucas lost the estate in Chancery Court when it was bought by the Hon. Richard Cobham. There was a mansion house, 2 mills and 160 enslaved people.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 282(Tot) 142(F) 140(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of George Hewitt, Manager, the property of John Cobham, deceased, there being no legal representative.

 
T71/520 665-72
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 292(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the property of the Estate of John Cobham, deceased. Previously returned: 287 enslaved.

 
T71/531 27-29
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 298(Tot)  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the property of the Estate of John Cobham, deceased. Previously returned: 292 enslaved.

 
T71/535 283-4
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 321(Tot)  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the property of the Estate of John Cobham, deceased.

 
T71/543 17-18
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 323(Tot)  
 

Return of Forster Clarke, Attorney, the property of the Estate of John Cobham, deceased.

 
T71/550 18-20