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
- 1802 [LA] → Owner
1802 [EA] - 1805 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

Given as Thos. B. Fraser in the Slave Register but identifiable from his will as Thomas Fraser of Gorthleck.

1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Colvile appears to have purchased the estate between 1817 and 1820 and then shipped the 112 enslaved people to Demerara (British Guiana) in 1822.

Estate Information (3)

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[Number of enslaved people] 110(Tot) 50(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Berricoa Estate  

Return of Thos. B Fraser, owner; returned by Chas. Court, attorney. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. Patrick.

T71/345 520-522
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot) 53(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Berricoa  

Returned by Jas. Matthew, attorney for A Colville, owner. St. Patrick.

T71/355 340 - 341
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot) 55(F) 58(M)  
[Name] Berricoa Estate  

Return of Andrew Colville Esq., owner; returned by James Matthews as attorney; 112 enslaved people were 'shipped to Demerara by virtue of a license from the King in Council in the ship Tobago on the 21st [of] May 1822'. St. Patrick.

T71/358 249 - 252