Estate Details

Associated People (9)

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
1787 [EA] - 1787 [LA] → Attorney

Shown as agent in the potential sale of Hampstead in 1787.

1799 [EA] - → Previous owner
1799 [EA] - → Previous owner
1799 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Joint owner
1799 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£2,090 7S 3D

Estate Information (9)

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[Name] Hampstead  

The Hampstead estate, with 105 enslaved people of 300 acres of which 56 were 'fine bottoms', 126 and 1/2 cleared land and 117 1/2 in wood 'which would make good coffee land', was put up for sale in 1787, details from John Prettejohn in Barbados, Thomas Court in Dominica and the assignees of Lewis Chauvet & Co. at 10 Old Jewry.

London Gazette 12943 1 December 1787 p. 567
[Name] Hampstead  

A meeting of the creditors of Lewis Chauvet and Peter Turquand bankrupts [since 1778] was called for 06/06/1799 for the creditors to agree or reject a proposal for the assignees to pursue proposals to sell the bankrupts' interest in various estates and particularly whether to accept a proposal to the assignees to buy the bankrupts' interest in the Hampstead estate on Dominica, formerly the property of Richardson and Elder.

London Gazette 15136 21/05/1799 p. 497
[Number of enslaved people] 100(Tot) 48(F) 52(M)  
[Name] Hampstead Estate  

Return of Peter Turquand and Thomas Turquand deceased, joint owners; returned by Thomas Simpson, attorney. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Andrew.

T71/343 432-435
[Number of enslaved people] 87(Tot) 42(F) 45(M)  
[Name] Hampstead  

Returned by Charles Court, attorney for the late Ths and Peter Turquand; 87 enslaved people were sold to F and F V Mourillon (no date of sale is given, but the first birth listed by the new 'owners' in the following entry is in May of 1819). St. Andrew.

T71/354 301
[Number of enslaved people] 135(Tot) 64(F) 71(M)  
[Name] Hampstead  

Returned by Faur Mourillon for himself and F Mourillon, joint owners; 87 enslaved people were purchased with the estate from ' Lockhart Potter and Court the attorneys of Thomas and Peter Turquand, late proprietors of said estate'; 25 enslaved people were 'purchased of F and F Mourillon, Belle Vue Estate'; 4 enslaved people were purchased from Charles Court Esq.; 26 enslaved people were purchased from various other slave-owners. St. Andrew.

T71/354 301 - 305
[Number of enslaved people] 129(Tot) 62(F) 67(M)  
[Name] Hampstead Estate  

Return of Faur Mourillon and F V Mourillon, joint owners. St. Andrew.

T71/358 224
[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot) 65(F) 59(M)  
[Name] Hampstead  

Returned by F Mourillon as joint owner with F Mourillon. St. Andrew.

T71/360 193-194
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot) 56(F) 59(M)  
[Name] Hampstead  

Returned by F Mourillon as joint owner with F. V. Mourillon. St. Andrew.

T71/362 453 - 457
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot) 55(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Hampstead Estate  

Return of F Mourillon, joint owners; returned by F.V. Mourrillon, joint owner. St. Andrew.

T71/363 198