Good Hope

Estate Details

Associated People (3)

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] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£7,287 1S 10D

Estate Information (3)

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[Number of enslaved people] 447(Tot) 212(F) 235(M)  
[Name] Good Hope  

W.Wheeler registered 447 enslaved people on Good Hope in Demerara in 1817 as atty of E. Thornton and others

T71/397 G1 85
[Number of enslaved people] 423(Tot) 202(F) 221(M)  
[Name] Good Hope  

In lawful possession of Benjamin Harper qq.

T71/415 761-771
[Number of enslaved people] 403(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  

Belonging to Pln Good Hope in lawful possession of Butler Edmund Thornton, William Thomas Thornton and the devisees in trust to the late Simon Fraser [signed by Wm Wheeler].

T71/429 192-201