18th Apr 1836 | 77 Enslaved | £1280 8s 9d
Parliamentary Papers p. 285.
T71/852: awarded to Samuel Pereira Mendes, owner.
1787 - 1835
Daughter of "free Mulatto" lodging-house-keeper Jane Charlotte Beckford (c. 1759-1825); possibly the daughter of George Ffrench, Clerk to the Jamaica Assembly. Spinster; independently wealthy slave-owner.
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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 621 (Mount Pleasant)', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/15840 [accessed 2nd December 2022].