Barbados 2751A & B (Palmers)

26th Sep 1836 | 181 Enslaved | £3860 11s 6d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 326.

2751A: £3538 4s 3d went to Miles Brathwaite.

2751B  (dated 20/11/1837): interest only on £322 7s 3d went to R. Deane during Miles Brathwaite's lifetime, to discharge Deane's execution versus Brathwaite; £322 7s 3d went to Irlam etc.

T71/897: claim by Miles Brathwaite, as owner in fee, for 170 enslaved persons, and as tenant for life for 11 enslaved persons.

Counterclaim from Barrow and Louzada; and from Rev. John Brathwaite, curate of Christ Church, for remainder of 11 enslaved persons as heir at law to Elizabeth Brathwaite. G.B. Irlam and J. Higginson, of Liverpool, were trustees for a claim brought by R. Deane, as the executor of George Higginson.

Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995), p. 83: Palmers, St Philip, 1841-2 was indebted to Barton, Irlam, Higginson, bought by Jonathan Higginson [£23,541 of debt, 36% owed to BIH.]

T71/556 p. 19: enslaved persons were registered in 1834 by C.M. Brathwaite, for Miles Brathwaite (an invalid).

Further Information

Claim No.
2751A & B

Associated Individuals (7)

Unsuccessful claimant (Heir-at-law)
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (1)