Plantn Profit

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
1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£9,653 0S 9D

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 275(Tot) 122(F) 153(M)  
[Name] Profit, Support and Relief  

Return of slaves attached to Plantations Profit, Support and Relief situate on the West Sea Coast, the property of Sir Wm Duff Gordon and John Murphy Esq. This return made by Lewis Cameron.

NB: this 1818 registration might correspond to one of two 'Plantation Profits' in the compensation records. The estate was a cotton estate, and had been put up for sale on behalf of Gordon, Murphy in 1814 [London Gazette 16983 11/02/1815 p. 242]. Of the two possible estates in the compensation records, that of Edward Gibbons (British Guiana claim no. 379) was in 1844 also described as on the West Sea Coast but was by then a sugar plantation [London Gazette 20427 27/12/1844 p. 5320].

T71/437 108-112
[Number of enslaved people] 268(Tot)  
[Name] Profit  

Return of slaves the property of Gordon & Murphy attached to Plant. Profit, this return made by William Campbell qq. 269 + 21 (13m 8f) - 22 (10m 12f) = 268

T71/442 377-380
[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot)  
[Name] Profit  

Return of slaves the property of Winter, Innes and Baillie attached to Pln Profit, by their attorney Wm Ross. Most of the people represented by the decline from 268 to 124 had been transferred to Pln Eliza and Mary, 'Courantyne'.

T71/443 371-380
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot)  
[Name] Profit  

Property of Edward Gibbons attached to Pln Profit, return by John Munro his attorney. The enslaved people had been purchased from John Tapin.

T71/444 772-781