Barbados 4041 (Forster Hall)

9th May 1836 | 169 Enslaved | £3730 9s 3d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 194.

T71/898: claim from Thomas Yard by John Wood, his attorney.

Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 68: the author states that Thomas Yard owned three estates - Forster Hall, Cottage and Groves. The consignees and managers of the estates were Barton, Irlam, Higginson and its Barbadian subsidiary Higginson, Deane & Stott. Ibid. p. 161: Thomas Yard also assigned sugar to Thomas Lee, of Liverpool, Ranken & Wilson, of Glasgow, and the Daniels. Ibid. pp. 127-8: the author provides an analysis of Thomas Yard's accounts for the three estates, showing increased expenditures. The analysis is sourced to Accounts in RB1/271-306.

T71/559 p. 118: John Wood registered 172 enslaved persons in 1834, as attorney to Thomas Yard.

See also Barbados claim nos. 3878 and 3879.


Further Information

Claim No.
Forster Hall
Collected by
Yard, Thomas

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