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
- 1784 [EY] → Owner
1784 [EA] - 1806 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

In the will of his father, John Pogson of Woodside House, two estates on St Kitts both called Pogson's were entailed for his elder son John [of Rougham]. In John of Rougham's own will, he bequeathed (in trust) only one estate, then called Godwin. It is presumed this is the same estate as one of the two earlier Pogson's estates.

1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Joint owner

Shown as 'Miss H. Pogson', joint owner with R.W. Pickwoad, in 1828.

1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

This was an estate of the Pogson family. Sophia Pogson was not shown in the Slave Registers (where her husband appears), but claimed the compensation after her husband's death.

Associated Claims (1)

£4,639 0S 7D

Estate Information (8)

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[Number of enslaved people] 237(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of R W Pickwoad, owner.

T 71/253 257-263
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Robert W Pickwoad, owner.

T 71/255 75-76
[Number of enslaved people] 244(Tot)  
[Name] The Godwin  

Return of R W Pickwoad, owner

T 71/256 301-302
[Name] Godwin  
[Size] 512  
[Crop] sugar cane  

217.0.9 Cane land 295.1.15 Other land 512.1.24 Total land

New Map of St. Kitts by Surveyor William McMahon 1828
[Number of enslaved people] 258(Tot)  
[Name] Godwin  

Return of Miss H Pogson and R W Pickwoad Esq, joint owners. St. Thomas, Middle Island

T 71/258 98-99
[Name] Godwin  
[Size] 512  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Thomas Middle Island as an estate of 512 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 217 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Hon. Robt. Wms. Pickwood.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 258(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of R W Pickwoad, owner.

T 71/259 116-117
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of R W Pickwoad, owner.

T 71/260 122 - 123