Hamilton's

Estate Details


Associated People (7)

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
1805 [EA] - 1805 [LA] → Not known

Party with her husband Andrew Hamilton to a deed of 1805 assigning estates to the creditors of Andrew Hamilton.

1817 [EA] - 1818 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Other
1822 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Other
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Associated Claims (1)

£3,503 18S 11D

Notes

After it ceased to be a sugar estate in the 1950s Hamilton's was taken over by the government who offered it as small units for agricultural use, but even that has been given up and most of the estate ... reverted to acacia.


Sources

Neil Wright and Ann Wright (1991) "Hamilton's Sugar Mill, Nevis, Leeward Islands, Eastern Caribbean." Industrial Archaeology Review ; 13(2), pp 123 - 125. DOI: 10.1179/iar.1991.13.2.114


Estate Information (7)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of Thomas Latham, owner; returned by Horatio Iles

 
T71/364 189-193
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 190(Tot) 115(F) 75(M)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of George Latham and Co., owner; "late belonging to Thomas Latham Esq. deceased"

 
T71/365 91-92
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 183(Tot) 112(F) 71(M)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of George Latham Esq., owner; returned by James Maynard

 
T71/366 78-79
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of Alfred Latham, owner; returned by W L Bucke

 
T71/367 76-78
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot) 119(F) 77(M)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of Alfred Latham Esq., owner; returned by W L Bucke

 
T71/368 86
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 206(Tot) 122(F) 84(M)  
[Name] Hamiltons  
 

Return of Alfred Latham Esq., owner; returned by W L Bucke

 
T71/369 90-91
1893
[Size] 500  
 
Legal Registry, Nevis, Registers of Estates; as found in Neil Wrigh and Ann Wright (1991) "Hamilton's Sugar Mill, Nevis, Leeward Islands, Eastern Caribbean." Industrial Archaeology Review; 13(2), p 122.DOI: 10.1179/iar.1991.13.2.114