Estate Details

Associated People (5)

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

The will of Charles Thesiger proved 05/04/1831 [PROB 11/1784/414] showed him bequeathing any moneys received from the Esperanza estate in Trinidad to his three daughters.

1819 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner


Not yet traced in the compensation records

Estate Information (5)

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[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot)  
[Name] Esperanza  
[Crop] Sugar  

William Thornhill, owner, late the property of Charles Farrel, deceased [increase by 5 births, the majority of the remainder by purchase, by import and a few by acquisition].

T 71/508 233 v - 235 v
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Esperanza  
[Crop] Sugar  

William Thornhill, owner [increase by 5 births].

T 71/511 347 v - 348
[Number of enslaved people] 99(Tot)  
[Name] Esperanza  
[Crop] Sugar  

James Taitt, agent, for William Thornhill, owner [increase by 5 births].

T 71/513 212
[Number of enslaved people] 92(Tot)  
[Name] Esperanza  
[Crop] Sugar  

William Hardin Burnley owner

T71/515 1882
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot)  
[Name] Esperanza  
[Crop] Sugar  

Robert Gray, manager, for himself and the Honourable W H Burnley, owners, late the sole property of W H Burnley [increase by 6 births].

T 71/517 294 v - 295