British Guiana 2492 (Hibernia)

2nd May 1836 | 108 Enslaved | £5813 15s 3d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 319.


T71/887: claim by Wm. Postlethwaite. Counterclaim by Louisa Burry [sic] and Catherine Wrateslaw [sic], of Brighton (Sussex), as Bond creditors for £1267 18s 5d. Withdrawn.


T71/1611: letter, dated 15/01/1836, from Wm. Postlethwaite, 45 Conduit St., requesting the address of Richard Purcell, agent for [?] the counterclaim from Louisa [sic] & Catherine Wroteslaw [sic], of Brighton, 'on my compensation of £5819 1s'.  


T71/1593 p. 146: letter, dated 21/03/1836, to Wm. Postlethwaite, 37 Manchester St., Manchester Sq., acknowledging the request that if the award was made to Wm. Postlethwaite, a certificate would only be delivered to you. States also that John O'Neill, of St Helens Place, has lodged a memorial claiming a share in any benefits under the counterclaim of Louisa Barry and Catherine Wrotesland [sic].


T71/433 p. 1776: enslaved persons were registered in 1832 by J.A. Holmes, on behalf of Wm. Postlethwaite.


Times 17/10/1843 p. 8: reference to the sale of Hambrook House, Chichester, under the will of Wm. Postlethwaite


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Associated Individuals (3)

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

Associated Estates (1)