Estate Details

Associated People (3)

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
1798 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,722 11S 0D


Cf also Belfield in British Guiana

Estate Information (5)

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[Name] Bel Field [sic]  
[Crop] Cotton  

'Bel Field', shown in 1798 as plantation no. 16 under the heading 'De Mahaica a Demerarie', proprietaire Inglis, 250 carreaux, C[oton]. Followed immediately after Phoenix Park (q.v.)

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975'
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot) 79(F) 93(M)  
[Name] Bellefield  

Registered by John McBean att. of Geo. Inglis prop.

NB the association with the compensation records is tentative.

T71/397 B7 1862
[Number of enslaved people] 100(Tot) 44(F) 56(M)  
[Name] Bellefield  

Arch. McQueen joint proprietor.

T71/413 B2
[Number of enslaved people] 63(Tot) 23(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Bellfield  

Charles Grant proprietor. NB only tentatively associate with 'Bellefield' in the 1817, 1823 Registers and the compensation records.

T71/413 B4
[Number of enslaved people] 76(Tot) 29(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Bellefield  

In lawful possession of Charles Grant (unable to attend: the signatory was Danl. Grant).

T71/416 953-955