Bevon Island

Estate Details


Associated People (8)

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
- 1795 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Joint owner

Owner recorded as Evan Baillie Sons & Co.

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Manager
1822 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Manager

John's middle name is spelt Haynes in the 1822 Slave Register.

1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Attorney
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1831 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,424 1S 6D

Estate Information (7)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island  
 

Return of Evan Bailie and sons, joint owners; returned by John McDonell, manager; this does not appear to be an agricultural estate and is not listed as such in the index of the slave register.

 
T 71/253 226-228
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island  
 

Return of Messrs Evan Ballie Sons and Co, joint owners; returned by John Haynes O'Brien, manager.

 
T 71/255 6
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 85(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island  
 

Return of Messrs Evan Baillie Sons and Co, owner; returned by John H O'Brien, manager.

 
T 71/256 41-42
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 88(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island  
 

Returned by William Stephens, attorney of Baillie Sons and Co, joint owners. St. John, Capisterre

 
T 71/258 5 to 6
1828
[Name] Bevon Island  
[Size] 82  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Listed in St John Capisterre as an estate of 82 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 52 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) John Willett Willett.

 
William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 80(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island  
 

Return of John Willett Willett Esq, owner; returned by Robert Claxton, attorney.

 
T 71/259 149
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 85(Tot)  
[Name] Bevon Island Estate  
 

Return of Henry Ralph Willett, owner; returned by Robert Claxton, attorney.

 
T 71/260 175