Mt Pleasant, White Gate

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
- 1797 [EY] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Previous owner

Identified as deceased only in the 1828 and 1831 Slave Registers

Associated Claims (1)

£4,337 19S 4D

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 248(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant and White Gate  
[Size] 400  
[Crop] sugar cane  
[Stock] 50 head of cattle and 20 mules and horses  

An advertisement stating that the estates, 'late the property of Joseph Rawlins Esq. deceased', were to be sold by auction on 20 February 1820 by Messrs Munn and Curtis of Walbrook, near the Royal Exchange. Included in the estates were 250 acres of cane land, a windmill, and sugar works.

The Times, 6 July 1819 pg. 4
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Whitegate and Mount Pleasant  

Return of Joseph Rawlins, owner; returned by John Swindell, attorney; the estates are listed only as initials in index, WG and MP.

T 71/256 331-332
[Number of enslaved people] 267(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant  

Returned by Michael R Burke, manager of the estate of Joseph Rawlins Esq, deceased owner. St. Paul, Capisterre

T 71/258 103-104
[Number of enslaved people] 276(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Pleasant and White Gate  

Return of Joseph Rawlins, owner; returned by Charles Adamson, attorney.

T 71/259 125-126