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] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,545 5S 4D
Inferred to be the Goodwill estate.

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot) 87(F) 113(M)  
[Name] Goodwill Estate  

Return of James Woodbridge, owner; returned by Alexander Watson, manager. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. George.

T71/338 128-134
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot) 84(F) 93(M)  
[Name] Goodwill  

Returned by Jno. Laidlaw, attorney of James Woodbridge, owner; 18 enslaved people were purchased with 14 coming from the Richmond Estate in the parish of St David 'the property of James Laing Esq.'; 14 enslaved people were sold and exported from Dominica, with the majority going to Trinidad. St George.

T71/349 113 - 115
[Number of enslaved people] 151(Tot) 79(F) 72(M)  
[Name] Goodwill Estate  

Return of James Woodbridge Esq., owner; returned by John Laidlaw as Attorney. The decrease list shows assumed cause of death of the enslaved people listed. St. George.

T71/358 78 - 80
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot) 71(F) 77(M)  
[Name] Goodwill  

Returned by Dugald Laidlaw, attorney of J Woodbridge, owner. St. George.

T71/359 70
[Number of enslaved people] 191(Tot) 94(F) 97(M)  
[Name] Goodwill  

Returned by Dugald Laidlaw, attorney of an unnamed owner; 28 enslaved people were purchased from Charles Miller Esq. as executor and residuary legatee of Mrs Frances Warner; her return is found on folios 269 - 270; both entries include a full return of the enslaved. St. George.

T71/361 129-135
[Number of enslaved people] 186(Tot) 98(F) 88(M)  
[Name] Goodwill Estate  

Return of Messrs. Woodbridge, owner; returned by Dugald S. Laidlaw, attorney . Cause of death is given for the 21 enslaved people who had died. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. St. George.

T71/363 59-60