Barbados 3213 (Fairy Valley)

2nd May 1836 | 219 Enslaved | £4748 0s 9d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 189.

T71/898: claim by John Rycroft Best, of Christ church. Counterclaim from the Daniels, of Mincing Lane, London, judgement creditors, May 1818, for £4500.

Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 44: J.R. Best managed Fairey Valley for his father: Daniels were consignees and held mortgages of £14,500. Ibid. p. 86: this award and that for Moonshine Hall was used to reduce accumulated interest, the Daniels left the loan at interest, purchased a small estate [Harburton] in 1834.

T71/555: John Rycroft Best registered 219 enslaved persons on Fairy Valley estate, as the property of the estate of TB to which he is executor.

Further Information

Claim No.
Fairy Valley
Collected by
Daniel, Jno atty

Associated Individuals (3)

Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)
Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)

Associated Estates (1)