Chateau Margo

Estate Details

Associated People (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner

David Alston shows Lachlan Cuming acceding to ownership of Chateau Margo through his 1794 marriage to Margaretha Clara Heyliger.

Associated Claims (2)

£1,239 11S 5D
£12,577 14S 5D


NB the linkage to the compensation records is tentative only

Estate Information (5)

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[Name] Chateau Margo  
[Crop] Cotton, coffee  

Chateau Margo, shown as plantation no.49 under the subheading 'De Mahaica a Demerarie', proprietaire wed [widow] van Baerle, C[oton] K [=caffe]

[Number of enslaved people] 233(Tot) 107(F) 126(M)  
[Name] Chateau Margo  

Registered by Lachlan Cumming proprietor

T71/397 C3 962
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot) 94(F) 130(M)  
[Name] Chateau Margo  

L. Cuming proprietor

T71/413 C5
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot) 102(F) 124(M)  
[Name] Chateau Margo  

In lawful possession of Lachlan Cuming

T71/415 740-746
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot)  
[Name] Chateau Margo  

Belonging to Chateau Margo in the lawful possession of Charles Bean qq. Mess Thomas Daniel & Sons.

T71/429 319-324