31st Oct 1836 | 12 Enslaved | £250 17s 1d
Parliamentary Papers p. 321.
Award split: £121 7s 4d to Skelly; £73 4s 10d to Bushe; £56 4s 11d to Power.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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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:'St Vincent 73', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/27143 [accessed 21st January 2022].