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

In his will proved in 1806, Christopher Baldwin referred to his estates on Antigua and Dominica. The latter have not been fully traced but secondary material show him as having owned Picard at an unspecified time.

1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,159 5S 8D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot) 55(F) 54(M)  
[Name] Picard Estate  

Return of George Metcalfe, owner; returned by Thomas Simpson, 'attorney on record'. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. John.

T71/342 392-395
[Number of enslaved people] 100(Tot) 49(F) 51(M)  
[Name] Picard  

Returned by J Atkinson, attorney for George Metcalf, owner; 4 enslaved people were 'exported to Demerara under license for [Sahr. / Sehr.?] flying fish'. St. John.

T71/353 278
[Number of enslaved people] 91(Tot) 44(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Picard Estate  

Return of George Metcalfe, owner; returned by John Laidlaw as attorney. St John.

T71/358 209
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot) 35(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Picard  

Returned by D S Laidlaw, attorney for an unnamed owner. St. John.

T71/360 176
[Number of enslaved people] 62(Tot) 28(F) 34(M)  
[Name] Picard  

Returned by Dugald Laidlaw as attorney for an unnamed owner; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. John.

T71/362 407 - 409
[Number of enslaved people] 57(Tot) 24(F) 33(M)  
[Name] Picard Estate  

Return of Mrs Metcalfe, owner; returned by Dugald S. Laidlaw, attorney. St. John.

T71/363 180