10th Apr 1837 | 7 Enslaved | £169 1s 10d
Parliamentary Papers p. 285.
Award split: £16 8s 8d to John March; £152 13s 2d to Charles Gordon.
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'Jamaica St Catherine 661', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/12268 [accessed 31st May 2023].