Jamaica St Thomas-in-the-East, Surrey 508 (Belvidere Estate)

1st Feb 1836 | 328 Enslaved | £6708 2s 11d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 50.

T71/867: claim by Geo Cuthbert, St Thomas-in-the-East, attorney to Capel Cure and Edward Jarman, trustees of Stella Frances Allen.

Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey, The West Indies in 1837 (London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1838) pp. 291-292: 'Belvidere is a very fine estate and belongs to a French Nobleman, Count Freeman.' Late resident attorney was President of the Council; 'the present attorney also is said to be liberally disposed, while the proprietor has directed certain allowances to be curtailed.'

T71/1592 p. 155: letter dated 17/06/1835 to Ed. Jarman, Albany, forwarding claim and number.

James A. Thome and Joseph H. Kimball, Emancipation in the West Indies: A six months' tour in Antigua, Barbadoes, and Jamaica in the year 1837 (New York, American Anti-slavery Society, 1838) p. 286: 'This estate belongs to Count Freeman, an absentee proprietor'.

Jamaica Almanac (1826): estate owned by the heirs of John F. Cope.

Jamaica Almanacs (1832 and 1833) has Belvidere Estate registered to heirs of P[hilip] D[ormer] Stanhope.

Further Information

St Thomas-in-the-East, Surrey
Claim No.
Belvidere Estate
Collected by
Jarman, E.

Associated Individuals (3)

Beneficiary deceased
Awardee (Trustee)
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (1)