No biographical notes
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:
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
Visit the people of interest section
The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
Visit the document of interest section
© Copyright Legacies of British Slavery - UCL Department of History 2023
CITING THIS RECORD:'William John Walton', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146643825/ [accessed 24th March 2023].