Gray's, Belfast

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
1792 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
- 1792 [EY] → Owner
1771 [SY] - → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (1)

£2,075 15S 9D

Estate Information (6)

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[Name] None given  

Indenture of 29/04/1771 between John Gray of Antigua Esq. now residing in London (eldest son and heir-at-law of Robert Gray of Antigua deceased, and devisee under his will) and Alexander Willock of Antigua Esq. being also at this time in London granting Willock 'all that plantation in the division of Belfast, in Antigua, formerly two plantations and containing altogether 250 acres or thereabouts.'

Oliver, 'History of Antigua' Vol. II part i p. 35
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Belfast  

Thomas Norbury Kerby as attorney of Francis Willock the administrator to the estate of Alexander Willock decd.and who was and still is mortgagee-in-possession of the estates of John Gray deceased. No estate is given but in his sworn confirmation Kerby described the enslaved people as belonging to the estates called Belfast.

T71/245 222-226
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot)  
[Name] Belfast  

William Gilchrist executor and trustee of late John Gray decd. for slaves belonging to the trust estate of John Gray called Belfast.

T71/246 147-150
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

William Gilchrist executor and trustee under the will of John Gray deceased. Inferred to be Gray's [and] Belfast. Gilchrist also registered separately a further 47 enslaved people in the same capacity [pp. 292-293].

T71/248 289-292
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Belfast  

William Gilchrist executor and trustee of John Gray deceased (Belfast).

T71/249 291-293
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

J. Gilchrist executor and trustee of William Gilchrist who was executor and trustee of John Gray deceased.

T71/250 840-842