St Kitts 674 (Hutchinson Estate)

28th Nov 1836 | 119 Enslaved | £2022 14S 9D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 311.

T71/879: claim by Thos. Berkeley, of the City of Brussels, as trustee for Mrs Jane Akers Byam.

T71/1295: counterclaim from John Welch (a lunatic), as mortgagee, by James Lacy, of Laverstock House nr. Salisbury, Wiltshire (in whose house he is). Statement showing the trusts upon which the Hutchinson estate etc. are vested in Mr John Berkeley. John Welch had sold the estate to Mr Rawlings in 1790, for the purpose of securing a legacy to his sister the claimant and jointure to his mother, lent on a mortgage of £7500 in the names of the trustees. He soon after became  lunatic.

For John Berkeley, see also Grenada claim nos. 467, 700, 772 and 774.  

John Berkeley's status as a resident/ absentee/ merchant is ambiguous.


Further Information

Colony
St Kitts
Claim No.
674
Estate
Hutchinson Estate
Contested
Yes

Associated Individuals (4)

Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)
Unsuccessful claimant (Trustee)
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Legatee)
Awardee

Associated Estates (1)