Geneva Estate

Estate Details

Associated People (3)

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
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£5,646 4S 9D


The Geneva estate is the subject of Stephan Lenik, 'Plantation Labour Rebellions, Material Culture and Events: Historical Archaeology at Geneva Estate, Grand Bay, Commonwealth of Dominica' Slavery & Abolition 35:3 (2014), pp. 508-526.

Estate Information (5)

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[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot) 138(F) 115(M)  
[Name] Geneva  

Returned by Charles Court, attorney of James P Lockhart, joint owner of the estate with Charles Bertrand; 253 enslaved people were purchased from William Pagan, 118 of whom had been 'registered on Gatton Estate and 135 whom had been 'registered on Mitcham Estate'. St. Patrick.

T71/355 352 - 358
[Number of enslaved people] 279(Tot) 145(F) 134(M)  
[Name] Geneva Estate  

Return of James P Lockhart Esquire, owner; returned by Edward Dowdy as attorney; 52 enslaved people were purchased from Nelsons Rest Estate on 25 May 1822. St. Patrick.

T71/358 259 - 261
[Number of enslaved people] 300(Tot) 182(F) 138(M)  
[Name] Geneva  

Returned by J P Lockhart, owner; 61 enslaved people were purchased of which 49 were purchased from Moore Park and Bonny Estate; Lockhart also transferred 3 people from Roseau. St. Patrick.

T71/360 224-227
[Number of enslaved people] 286(Tot) 154(F) 132(M)  
[Name] Geneva  

Returned by J P Lockhart, owner; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. Patrick.

T71/362 538 - 546
[Number of enslaved people] 282(Tot) 149(F) 133(M)  
[Name] Geneva Estate  

Return of James P Lockhart, owner. St. Patrick.

T71/363 221-223