The gardens were created after the death of William Hibbert. The Georgian mansion was sold in 1978 to help finance the running of the gardens. (Wikipedia)
1801 - 25th Nov 1880
English clergyman, resident in Jamaica from 1827 but returning to England with his Jamaican-born wife and children six years later.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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