Estate Details

Associated People (2)

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
- 1816 [LA] → Owner

Sale by John Conyers to David Evans in 1816.

1816 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,984 3S 5D


Correspondence between John Conyers Esquire of Copped Hall and others (including Charles Caines, Stedman Rawlins, Henry Rawlins and James Gordon, all q.v.) is held at the Essex Archives, mostly letters dating 1782-4 and including detailed lists of enslaved people made in 1773, 1779 and 1782. Essex Archives, D/DB B8, see [accessed 29/07/2020].

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 142(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of David Evans Esq, owner; returned by Samuel Cox, manager; it is noted that Evans was absent from St. Kitts.

T 71/253 102 - 106
[Number of enslaved people] 132(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of David Evans, owner.

T 71/255 37-38
[Number of enslaved people] 117(Tot)  
[Name] Conyers  

Return of David Evans, owner.

T 71/256 159-160
[Number of enslaved people] 111(Tot)  
[Name] Conyers  

Return of David Evans, owner; returned by Jos Evans.

T 71/258 51-52
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 142  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Thomas Middle Island as an estate of 142 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 102 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) David Evans.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of David Evans, owner.

T 71/259 157-158
[Number of enslaved people] 110(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of David Evans, owner; returned by Edward Evans.

T 71/260 58 to 59