Jamaica St James 651 (Spring Estate)

19th Nov 1841 | 229 Enslaved | £4213 13s 11d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Not listed in Parliamentary Papers.

T71/873: claim by Richard Barrett, as trustee under the will of Saml. Barrett. Counterclaim from Edward B. Moulton Barrett, of Sidmouth (Devon), England, as legatee under the will of Geo. G. Barrett, dated 07/11/1794, for £58714 5s 9d. Counterclaim from Wm. Dyer, as administrator of John Graham Clarke, mortgagee. Counterclaim from Lawrence Oliphant and Margaret Gillis (his wife) and Martin Williams; and George Shinn (?) Storey, as annuitants and trustees under indres dated 29/02/1812.

R.A. Barrett, The Barretts of Jamaica: The Family of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Athlone, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000) p. 146: shows Martin Williams as the son of Martin Williams and Elizabeth Barrett Williams. Ibid. pp. 147-8: Martin Williams's daughter Mary married Rev. Henry Cornwall Legh, heir to High Legh estate, Knutsford, Cheshire, 'one of the oldest & best families in the county, and possessed of an estate of £10,000 per an.', according to Martin Williams on 14/05/1839.

Jamaica Almanac (1828): Spring estate registered to the heirs of Samuel Barrett.

T71/222: enslaved persons were registered in 1832 by John Ewart, as attorney to the heirs of Samuel Barrett.

Further Information

St James
Claim No.
Spring Estate

Associated Individuals (4)

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Associated Estates (1)