Belmont

Estate Details


Associated People (11)

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
1798 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee

Leake is listed as the solicitor for the estates' claimants in the 1817 St Kitts Slave Register.

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner

Middleton is listed as deceased in mortgage papers from 1817, with his son Hastings acting as administrator.

1822 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Lessee (Estate)

Listed as deceased in the 1825 Slave Register.

1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Administrator

Davis was the administrator of former lessee Benjamin Davis who is listed as deceased.

1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Administratrix

Davis was the administratrix of former lessee Benjamin Davis who is listed as deceased.

1831 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Steuart Spencer Davis registered the enslaved people on the Belmont estate in 1831 and 1834. Although the capacity under which he registered is not listed, his father Benjamin Brown Davis had been lessee from the Noel family.


Associated Claims (1)

£337 6S 6D

Estate Information (5)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 25(Tot)  
[Name] Belmont Estate  
 

Return of Messrs Noel, Templar and others, late owners 'now under the direction of William Leake Esq, solicitor for claimants to said estate"; John R Thurston, attorney; possibly an agricultural estate, though not listed as such in the index

 
T 71/253 057-058
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 22(Tot)  
[Name] Belmont  
 

Return of Sir Gerrard N Noel Bart., owner, the Honorable William Middleton Noel and William Leake, trustees; Benjamin B. Davis, lessee; notes that the previous return was submitted by Messrs Long and Shilling, attorneys to the trustees, in Jan 1821.

 
T 71/255 30
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 25(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of Frances Davis and William Darnell Davis administratrix and administrator with the will annexed of Benjamin Brown Davis Esquire, deceased late lessee from the Hon William Middleton Noel and William Leake Esqrs. trustees of Sir Gerrard N. Noel Bart.

 
T 71/256 107
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 21(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of Frances Davis and William Darnell Davis, administratrix and administrator with the will annexed of Benjamin Brown Davis Esq deceased, owner late the lessee from the Hon William Middleton Noel and William Leake Esq, trustees of Sir Gerrard N Noel Bart., owner

 
T 71/258 194
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 19(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Return of Frances Davis and William Darnell Davis, administratrix and administrator of Benjamin Brown Davis Esquire deceased, late lessee from the Hon William Middleton Noel and William Leake Esqrs. trustees of Sir Gerrard N. Noel Bart., owner; Steuart S. Davis

 
T 71/259 46