Mornes Estate

Estate Details

Associated People (5)

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
- 1793 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Receiver
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,043 19S 6D

Estate Information (8)

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[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes  

Return of Hon Stedman Rawlins , owner; returned by William Swanston, manager.

T 71/253 068 - 072
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes  

Return of the Honorable Stedman Rawlins Esq, owner; returned by William Swanston, manager.

T 71/255 86-87
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes  

Return of the Hon Stedman Rawlins, owner; returned by Stedman Rawlins, manager.

T 71/256 332-333
[Name] Mornes  
[Size] 232  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St George Basseterre as an estate of 232 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 128 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Hon. Stedman Rawlins.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes  

Return of Stedman Rawlins Jr, receiver for the estate of Hon Stedman Rawlins, owner; 10 enslaved people were given by deed of gift to G Rawlins. St. George, Basseterre

T 71/258 105-106
[Number of enslaved people] 165(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes  

Return of Stedman Rawlins deceased, owner; returned by William Wharton Rawlins, manager.

T 71/259 122-123
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Stedman Rawlins, owner; 125 enslaved people were transferred to the possession of Messrs. Evan Baillie Sons and Co as mortgagees on the 27th Sept. 1832; at the same time, 35 people were 'confiscated to the Crown'.

T 71/260 12 to 17
[Number of enslaved people] 127(Tot)  
[Name] Mornes Estate  

Return of Evan Ballie, owner; returned by James Somerville, manager; 125 enslaved people were received with the estate on 27 Sept. 1832 by transfer from Stedman Rawlins Esq

T 71/260 9 to 12