Pln Better Hope

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
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£12,407 13S 2D

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 206(Tot) 109(F) 97(M)  
[Name] Betterhoop  

Registered by H. van Coaten, atty of A.P van Baggen prop.

NB the association with the Better Hope estate of Robert Douglas and in the compensation records remains tentative.

T71/397 1077
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot) 106(F) 90(M)  
[Name] Beterhoop  

Robert Douglas joint proprietor

T71/413 B2
[Number of enslaved people] 198(Tot) 106(F) 92(M)  
[Name] Beter Hoop  

In lawful possession of the deliberating executors of the late Robert Douglas, signed Richard Gray

T71/416 1287-1291
[Number of enslaved people] 247(Tot) 118(F) 129(M)  
[Name] Better Hope  

Belonging to Pln Better Hope in the lawful possession of J.T. & A. Douglas and Co. and James Douglas, by Michael McTurk qq. 120 enslaved people had been added by transfer.

T71/429 405-410