Bedminster

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

Given as Thomas Powell, co-owner with Joshua Powell, both of Bristol and inferred to be Thomas Hungerford Powell, Joshua Powell's brother.

1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Partner with Hugh Leathem or Leathom and James Matthews

1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,706 14S 9D

Estate Information (6)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot) 63(F) 61(M)  
[Name] Bedminster Estate  
 

Return of Joshua and Thomas Powell of Bristol, joint owners; returned by William Anderson, attorney. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Patrick.

 
T71/345 511-515
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 121(Tot) 57(F) 64(M)  
[Name] Bedminster  
 

Returned by William Anderson, attorney of J and T Powell, joint owners. St. Patrick.

 
T71/355 335
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 99(Tot) 47(F) 52(M)  
[Name] Bedminster Estate  
 

Return of Messrs. Joshua and Thomas Powell, joint owners; returned by James Matthews as attorney; 13 enslaved people were 'removed to Eden Estate in the Parish of St. Andrew'. The decrease list shows the assumed cause of death of the enslaved people listed. St. Patrick.

 
T71/358 244 - 246
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 95(Tot) 47(F) 48(M)  
[Name] Bedminster  
 

Returned by Jas. Matthews, attorney of Messrs Powel [Powell] Bristol, owners; 4 enslaved people were removed to Eden Estate. St. Patrick.

 
T71/360 214
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 86(Tot) 44(F) 42(M)  
[Name] Bedminster  
 

Returned by Hugh Leathem, joint owner with unnamed others; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. Patrick.

 
T71/362 513 - 516
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot) 41(F) 42(M)  
[Name] Bedminster Estate  
 

Return of James Mathews and John Gordon, joint owners; returned by Chas. Leathem, attorney . St. David.

 
T71/363 215