John Buhôt

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Claimant or beneficiary


Merchant in Barbados. Married Elizabeth Walcott in St Michael, Barbados, 18/09/1828. His eldest son, also named John Buhôt (1831-1881) was the first person to successfully grow sugar cane in Australia.


C. T. Wood, 'John Buhôt (1831-1881)' in the Australian Dictionary of Biography online, [accessed 28/06/2017];, Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 [database online]. This identification is confirmed by the fact that Buhot filed a return in 1832 on behalf of Elizabeth Walcott, an invalid.

We are grateful to Sebastian Morgan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Claims (2)

£79 12s 5d
£29 2s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (1)

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Filed the 1832 return as Elizabeth Walcott was an invalid.

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Australia: Queensland 
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