Bourryau

Estate Details


Associated People (11)

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
01/01/1828 [SD] - 1831 [EY] → Lessee (Estate)

End year is the latest date of association that can be varied by the available sources.

01/01/1828 [SD] - 1831 [EY] → Lessee (Estate)

End year is the latest date of association that can be varied by the available sources.

1831 [SY] - 1831 [EY] → Manager

Start and end year are the earliest and latest dates of association that can be varied by the available sources. William was the manager of both Bourryau Upper Estate and Bourryau Lower Estate.

1828 [SY] - 1828 [EY] → Owner

The estate is leased from Peter John Luard by Mannings & Anderdon on 1 January 1828 Start and end year are the earliest and latest dates of association that can be verified by the available sources.

1763 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1763 [EA] - → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Manager
1822 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

John Bourryau Esq. is listed as the owner of Upper Bourryau in the 1822 Slave Registration and of both the upper and lower estates, which are listed separately, on an 1828 map of St. Kitts, the entry for which latter also notes that he is deceased by this date.

1822 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Manager

Bryan is listed as the estate's manager in three slave registers.

1831 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Trustee

Enslaved people on both the Upper and Lower Bourryau estates were 'transferred' by lessees Messrs Mannings and Anderdon to Henry Luard and Edward Probyn Nares, trustees of the estates, on 31 December 1831.

1831 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Trustee

Enslaved people on both the Upper and Lower Bourryau estates were 'transferred' by lessees Messrs Mannings and Anderdon to Henry Luard and Edward Probyn Nares, trustees of the estates, on 31 December 1831.


Associated Claims (1)

£5,064 15S 2D

Estate Information (19)

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1763
[Mortgage] 00/00/00001763  
 

EAP 148/4/4 Indenture by which John Bourryau of Blightborough in the county of Lincoln at present residing in the island of Saint Christopher leases to Culling Smith of Red Lyon Square in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr in the county of Middlesex, England, various plantations [described as at Christ Church Nicola Town] in the island of Saint Christopher, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP148-4-4 [accessed 25/09/2018].

1817
[Number of enslaved people] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Lower Bourryau  
 

Return of Bourryeau's [Bourryau's] estates; returned by Charles Forrester, manager; two estates are entered together as "Bourryeau's Estates" on pages 380-390, but totals of the enslaved people on each estate are given separately.

 
T 71/253 380-386
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Upper Bourryau  
 

Return of Bourryeau's estates; returned by Charles Forrester, manager; two estates are entered together as "Bourryeau's Estates" on pages 380-390, but totals for the enslaved attached to each estate is given separately.

 
T 71/253 386-390
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Upper  
 

Return of John Bourryau , owner; returned by Charles Bryan, manager.

 
T 71/255 3 to 4
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 210(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

Return of [no first name given] Bourryau, owner; returned by Charles Bryan, manager.

 
T 71/256 51-53
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Upper Estate  
 

Return of [no first name given] Bourryau, owner; returned by Charles Bryan, manager.

 
T 71/256 50-51
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 205(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

Returned by Charles Bryan, manager to Peter John Luard Esquire, owner. Christ Church, Nichola Town

 
T 71/258 13 to 14
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Upper Estate  
 

Returned by Charles Bryan, manager to Peter John Luard Esquire, owner. Christ Church, Nichola Town

 
T 71/258 12 to 13
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 183(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

Returned by Mannings and Anderdon are lessees of this estate; 183 enslaved people were leased from Peter John Luard, owner; Jan 1, 1828.

 
T 71/259 18-23
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Upper Estate  
 

Mannings and Anderdon, lessees; 145 enslaved people were leased from Peter John Luard on Jan 1, 1828.

 
T 71/259 14-18
1828
[Size] 189  
[Crop] sugar cane  
 

The map key lists two estates belonging to John Bourryau. However, as they are not named, it is not possible to determine which is the upper estate and which is the lower estate without further research.

118.3.90 Cane land 70.3.25 Other land 189.2.34 Total

 
New Map of St. Kitts by Surveyor William McMahon 1828
1828
[Size] 181  
[Crop] sugar cane  
 

The map key lists two estates belonging to John Bourryau. However, as they are not named, it is not possible to determine which is the upper estate and which is the lower estate without further research.

136.3.13 cane land 44.2.33 other land 181.2.60 total

 
New Map of St. Kitts by Surveyor William McMahon 1828
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 180(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

Return of Peter John Luard, owner; Mannings and Anderdon are lessees of this estate and are named along with the manager in the column headed "Name and Description of the Persons making the Return'. The owner Luard is not listed there, but rather his name is found within the entry.

 
T 71/259 18-23
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 328(Tot)  
[Name] Upper and Lower Estates  
 

Return of Peter J Luard, owner; returned by Charles Woodley, attorney; 328 enslaved people were delivered over to Mannings and Anderdon, lessees of the estates; names of those sold are listed, but those who were handed over to the lessees are not named individually here. 30 enslaved people were sold: (9 to T H Earle of O Gee Estate; 5 to Anthony Pogson, 5 to Charles Woodley, 2 to James W Penehoen, 2 to Dr Charles Bryan, 1 to Charles Bryan Jr, 1 to Emanuel Perrol, 1 to Howard Clifton, 1 to Andrew Young, 2 to the Moravian Missionary, 1 to the estate of Compton and Pole, 1 to Henry Henderson, 1 to Samuel O'Loughlin, 1 to Maria Welch, 1 to M Chambers, 1 to the estate of Mannings and Anderdon CO, and 1 to Anthony Pogson).

 
T 71/259 70-71
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

177 enslaved people were received by Henry Luard and Edward Probyn Nares, trustees, "from Mannings and Anderdon as lessees on the 31st December 1831".

 
T 71/260 79-83
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Upper Estate  
 

Return of Peter John Luard, owner; returned by William Adamson, manager; Mannings and Anderdon are the lessees of this estate.

 
T 71/259 14-18
1831
[Name] Upper and Lower Estates  
 

Return of Upper and Lower Bourryau were returned together in the 1831 slave register; see the entry for Lower Bourryau for more information.

 
T 71/259 70-71
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Lower Estate  
 

Return of Henry Luard and Edward Probyn Nares, trustees; returned by Adam Stevens, attorney and manager; the estate is listed as Lower Bourryau's in the index.

 
T 71/260 79 to 84
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot)  
[Name] Bourryau Upper Estate  
 

Return of Henry Luard and Edward Probyn Nares, joint owners; returned by Adam Stevens, attorney and manager; 148 enslaved people were "received from Mannings and Anderdon as lessees".

 
T 71/260 74-78