La Vie Douce

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

In 1823 she was shown as joint-owner with her husband William Hamilton.

1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£851 3S 3D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 55(Tot) 23(F) 32(M)  
[Name] Morne Vidal Estate  

Returned by Charles Court, mortgagee-in-possession. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Andrew.

T71/343 456-459
[Number of enslaved people] 56(Tot) 21(F) 35(M)  
[Name] Morne Vidal  

Returned by William Hamilton for M Vidal, owner, 'M Vidal being sick'. St. Andrew.

T71/354 314
[Number of enslaved people] 59(Tot) 21(F) 38(M)  
[Name] La Vie Douce Estate  

Return of William Hamilton, owner; the entry notes that the enslaved were 'registered in 1817 and 1820 on Morne Videl the property of M Videl and received by W. Hamilton in marriage with M Vidal'. St. Andrew.

T71/358 224
[Number of enslaved people] 44(Tot) 28(M)  
[Name] Name Not Given  

Returned by Mary A Hamilton, owner. St. Andrew.

T71/360 192
[Number of enslaved people] 71(Tot) 29(F) 42(M)  
[Name] Name Not Given  

Returned by Mary Hamilton, owner; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. Andrew.

T71/362 445 - 447
[Number of enslaved people] 69(Tot) 29(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Lavie Douce Estate  

Return of M. A. Hamilton, deceased owner; returned by Alex. Dalrymple, executor. St. Andrew.

T71/363 196