British Guiana 1621 (No. 38 Cumingsburg District George Town)

21st Dec 1835 | 55 Enslaved | £2691 17s 8d

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Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 127.

T71/433 p. 2425: Dorothy Thomas registered 51 enslaved persons in 1832 (by mark).

J.C. Cheveley, Journal, vol. 2 p. 126: reference to Georgetown in 1821, at which time 'Quite the head of the coloured class was Mrs Dorothy Thomas, usually styled Miss Doll a dark mestizo (or mustee as we English will call it) with the deportment of an empress, and reputed to be wealthy. She lived alternately in a splendidly furnished handsome house in Georgetown, and on her cotton estate up the coast, called Kensington....'. She employed slaves as huckstresses.

Further Information

British Guiana
Claim No.
No. 38 Cumingsburg District George Town
Collected by
King, Wm

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