Douglas or Pensez-y-Bien

Estate Details

Associated People (1)

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:

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  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman

Associated Claims (1)

£3,259 0S 7D

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of William Douglass Esq, owner; returned by Michael R Burke, manager.

T 71/253 156-160
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Pensez-y-Bien  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Christopher Pickering, manager.

T 71/255 32
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Pensez-Y-Bien  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Christopher Pickering, manager.

T 71/256 136-137
[Number of enslaved people] 182(Tot)  
[Name] Pensez y Bien  

Returned by Christopher Pickering, manager of the estate of William Douglas Esq, owner. St. Peter, Basseterre

T 71/258 44
[Name] Pensez y bien  
[Size] 201  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Peter Basseterre as an estate of 201 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 182 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Jno St Leger Douglass deceased.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 176(Tot)  
[Name] Pensez Y Bien  

Return of William Douglas Esq, owner; returned by Christian Pickering, manager.

T 71/259 50-51
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Douglas's Estate, Pensey Y Bein  

Return of William Douglas, owner; returned by Thomas Whitford, manager; the estate name is spelt Pensez Y Bein in the index.

T 71/260 51