Estate Details

Associated People (6)

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
1779 [SY] - 1797 [EY] → Annuitant

John Lindsey left his widow Ann an annuity of £400 p.a. secured on all his estate under his will made in 1777 and proved in 1779.

1779 [EA] - 1812 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Trustee
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner
1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner

Shown as deceased in the 1826 Slave Registration, which is consistent with the death of John Blackburn MP in 1824.

Associated Claims (1)

£1,427 11S 9D

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 84(Tot) 49(F) 35(M)  
[Name] River Estate  

Returned by John Blackburne, trustee of an unnamed owner; returned by William Robinson as attorney. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Paul.

T71/339 245-247
[Number of enslaved people] 29(Tot) 16(F) 13(M)  
[Name] River  

Returned by Alex Robinson, attorney of John Blackburn, owner; the entry is by his surname rather than the name of the estate; 11 enslaved people were sold to F and C Delamar and Laberthodierre. St. Paul .

T71/350 148
[Number of enslaved people] 78(Tot) 47(F) 31(M)  
[Name] River Estate  

Returned by Alex Robinson, attorney of the late E L Daniel deceased, owner. St. Paul .

T71/350 182 - 183
[Number of enslaved people] 87(Tot) 52(F) 35(M)  
[Name] River Estate  

Return of John Blackburn, owner; returned by John McCorry as manager. The decrease list shows the assumed cause of death of the enslaved people listed. St. Paul.

T71/358 143 -144
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot) 52(F) 29(M)  
[Name] River  

Returned by Alexander Robinson, attorney of John Blackburn deceased, owner. St. Paul.

T71/359 127
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot) 49(F) 26(M)  
[Name] River  

Returned by W Wright, manager for an unnamed owner; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. Paul.

T71/361 262 - 265
[Number of enslaved people] 67(Tot) 46(F) 21(M)  
[Name] River Estate  

Returned by W.J. Johnson, manager for an unnamed owner. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. Cause of death is given for the 12 people who died (except 3 small children who have their mother's name listed instead). St. Paul.

T71/363 106