Eliza Cunningham

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Claimant or beneficiary


One of three women (the others were Jane and Charlotte Cunningham, each of whom q.v.) awarded the compensation for a group of eight enslaved people on Tobago, the daughters of James Cunningham (q.v.). The enslaved people had descended to the three women on the death of their mother Olivia Presston [sic] on 02/09/1832 by gift from their father James Cunningham; their mother was in fact Olivia Wesston.

  1. Eliza Cunningham aged 30 was living with James Cunningham in Clifton in 1841.


  1. 1833 Slave Register Tobago Unattached Slaves, which shows the addition of the group of eight people registered under Eliza Cunningham (which entry shows 'Olivia Presston') and the diminution of the same group under Oliva Wesston deceased by reversion to the children of James Cunningham of Bristol; 1841 census online.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£202 6s 7d

Relationships (2)


Addresses (1)

Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England