Estate Details

Associated People (4)

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
1822 [SY] - → Joint owner

Bequeathed his fifth share in Retreive to his son George Corfe.

1807 [EA] - → Joint owner

Co-heir of George Crafts will proved in 1807. At some subsequent date she sold her 1/5th share to her brother-in-law Butler Corfe.

1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner
1822 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Joint owner

Apparently joint-owner of 1/13th with his wife Ann nee Crafts

Associated Claims (1)

£9,235 7S 11D

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 244(Tot) 95(F) 149(M)  
[Name] Retrieve  

W. Mudie in behalf of P. Grant atty of heirs of Crofts [?]

T71/397 R3 1563
[Name] Retrieve  

'Conveyance 30/12/1822 Between James Fletcher Freeman of Bracknell in the County of Berks, Surgeon; Ann, his wife, and John Crafts the younger of Preston near Barrow in the County of Middlesex respecting one thirteenth part of the plantation, [Retrieve], in the colony of Essequibo in South America. Includes a schedule listing slaves, giving their colour, age, bodily marks, employment, condtition, country and sex.' C DDI/4/23 [accessed 28/05/2018]

[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot)  
[Name] Retrieve  

In the lawful possession of Evan Fraser and Colin Simson qq heirs of G. Craft

T71/418 1850-1855
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot) 74(F) 103(M)  
[Name] Retrieve  

Belonging to Pln Retrieve, in lawful possession of Alexander and James Glen qq Edward Dawson [signed Alex Glen qq.]

T71/432 1278-1283