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
- 1725 [EY] → Owner
1725 [EA] - → Joint owner

Richard Holmes' father of the same name left two estates, named Colledge [sic] and New Invention, to his wife and son in his will proved in 1725.

1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Given as owner in the Slave Registers

Associated Claims (1)

£3,200 16S 10D
Tentative identification of the College estate with the claim under St Kitts no. 208.

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of William Douglass Esq, owner; returned by Michael R Burke, manager.

T 71/253 160-164
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] College  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Christopher Pickering, manager.

T 71/255 33
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] College  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Christopher Pickering, manager. St. George, Basseterre

T 71/256 135
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] College  

Returned by Christopher Pickering, manager of the estate of William Douglas Esq, owner.

T 71/258 43
[Name] College  
[Size] 200  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St George Basseterre as an estate of 200 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 164 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Jno St Leger Douglass deceased.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 180(Tot)  
[Name] College  

Return of William Douglas Esq, owner; returned by Christian Pickering , manager.

T 71/259 51-52
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot)  
[Name] College Estate  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Thomas Whitford, manager.

T 71/260 50