Cane Field

Estate Details

Associated People (8)

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
- 1768 [EY] → Owner
- 1805 [EY] → Joint owner
1773 [SY] - → Joint owner

This Indre made the 18 Dec, 24 Geo. III. 1783 Between Rowland Duer of Chichester, co. Sussex, Esq. (eldest Brother and h. at 1. of Samuel Duer 1. of the I. of Dominica deceased) of the 1st part and Henrietta Duer of Fulham co. Midd. but now of Farnham co. Surry spinster of the 2d part and Geo. Rose of Duke Str. Westminster Esq. of the 3 d part. Whereas Geo. Rose, Henrietta Duer and Sam. Duer did at their joint expence in July 1773 purchase of Tho. Pringle of Dominica Esq. all those two Plantations called Morne Daniel and Cane Field with slaves cattle etc. and by Indres of lease and release dated the 30 and 31 July 1773 made between Tho. Pringle of the one part and Geo. Rose, Henrietta Duer aud Sam. Duer of the other he granted the plantations to them to hold as tenants in common to the use of him Tho. Pringle for 500 years and on payment of £11,000 and interest by them the term of 500 years should cease.

1773 [SY] - → Joint owner
1773 [EA] - 1773 [LA] → Seller
1783 [EA] - → Joint owner

Rev. Rowland Duer inherited the share of his brother Samuel Duer who died intestate at St Lucia 'lately' in 1783.

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

Associated Claims (1)

£2,342 14S 0D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 94(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Canefield Estate  

Returned by William Wright, manager for an unnamed owner. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Paul.

T71/339 189-194
[Number of enslaved people] 133(Tot) 78(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Canefield  

Returned by Robt. H Nightengale, manager of an unnamed owner; 23 enslaved people were purchased from Richmond Estate; 2 enslaved people purchased from R H Nightengale; 54 enslaved people died. St. Paul .

T71/350 150 - 153
[Number of enslaved people] 120(Tot) 68(F) 52(M)  
[Name] Canefield Estate  

Return of Sir George Rose and others, joint owners; returned by R H Nightengale as manager. The decrease list shows the assumed cause of death of the enslaved people listed. St. Paul.

T71/358 115 - 116
[Number of enslaved people] 108(Tot) 62(F) 46(M)  
[Name] Canefield  

Returned by D S Laidlaw as attorney to an unnamed owner. St. Paul.

T71/359 106
[Number of enslaved people] 123(Tot) 73(F) 51(M)  
[Name] Canefield  

Returned by D S Laidlaw as attorney to an unnamed owner; includes a full return of the enslaved; 30 enslaved people were purchased from John Henry Newman and wife in July 1826 and were removed from Mount Pleasant Estate. St. Paul.

T71/361 208 - 212
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot) 64(F) 45(M)  
[Name] Canefield Estate  

Returned by Dugald S. Laidlaw, attorney for an unnamed owner. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. Cause of death is given for the 18 enslaved people who had died. St. Paul.

T71/363 93