Five Islands, St John

Estate Details

Associated People (6)

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
- 1850 [EY] → Owner
- 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
- 1779 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Tentative association only

- 1774 [EY] → Owner

Associated by R.B. Sheridan as one of the Antiguan estates owned by Sir George Thomas bart., Sheridan, Richard B. "Letters from a Sugar Plantation in Antigua, 1739-1758." Agricultural History 31, no. 3 (1957): 3-23 [at p. 3]. Accessed September 22, 2020.

1850 [SY] - 1856 [EY] → Previous owner

Sold by the trustees of Sir William George Lewis Thomas's estate in 1856, after his death in 1850.

1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,589 15S 1D

Estate Information (5)

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[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot)  
[Name] Five Islands  

John Billinghurst attorney of Sir George Thomas bart., Five Islands proprietor

T71/245 647-651
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

John Billinghurst atty of George Thomas Thomas [sic] prop. However, in the margin Billinghurst is shown as attorney to Sir George Thomas bart., and the number of the enslaved is consistent with the Five Islands estates of Sir George Thomas in the immediately previous and subsequent Registrations of 1817 and 1824: this is thus inferred to be Five Islands.

T71/246 41-46
[Number of enslaved people] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Five Islands  

John Billinghurst attorney of Sir George Thomas bart proprietor Five Islands

T71/248 47-51
[Number of enslaved people] 215(Tot)  
[Name] Five Islands  

John Billinghurst attorney of Sir George Thomas proprietor Five Islands.

T71/49 710-714
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Five Islands  

David Cranstoun attorney of Sir George Thomas bart. Five Islands estate.

T71/250 835-839