Dominica 319 ([Hillsborough])

7th Dec 1835 | 128 Enslaved | £2830 15s 9d

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Parliamentary Papers p. 103.


NB: this must be Hillsborough estate.  See J. R. Ward, 'The Profitability of Sugar Planting in the British West Indies, 1650-1834', Economic History Review, 31 (2) (May, 1978), pp. 197-213, p 213, figures for Hillsborough Dominica and Cane Garden St Vincent, having together 230 enslaved persons and making £1551 or 7.5% 1820-2, sourced to Royal Commonwealth Society library, London Greg papers and Rhodes House Library, Greg Papers. Family of John Greg (1716-95), first Govt Commissioner for sale of land, owned Hertford and Hillsborough. See St Vincent claim no. 547 for Cane Garden.


Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey, The West Indies in 1837 (London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1838) p 99: attorney of Hillsborough 'having lately adopted liberal views.'

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