Slave-owner on Antigua, reported by Vere Langford Oliver to have inherited Mercer's Creek alias Cocoa Nut Hall of 240 acres from his uncle Dr George Crump (d. c. 1761) and with his brother George to have contracted to sell Andrew Newton of London an annuity of £300 p.a. on three estates (Crump Mountain; Crump Windwards and Crump Steel [sic: almost certainly Stock] when the two Crump brothers were shown as of Middlesex. Vere Langford Oliver shows a series of indentures 1767-1771 between the brothers (of St Marylebone) in which George Crump seems to have sold his interest in the family estates to Nathaniel [although the transcription appears garbled], and then George and his wife Russell sold out her interests in slave-property in Antigua. To date neither Nathaniel nor George Crump has been further traced in Britain.
Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. I pp. 184-6.
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:
1761 [SY] - → Owner
Either son-in-law and father-in-law or grandson and grandfather. Andrew Edwards married Elizabeth Crump, Nathaniel Crump's...