Golden Vale

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
- 1809 [EY] → Owner
- 1817 [LA] → Previous owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (1)

£1,723 15S 3D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 80(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

The heirs of James Lacroix as owners and hired from George Davidson.

T71/493 220-222
[Number of enslaved people] 92(Tot) 44(F) 48(M)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

Golden Vale Estate. Statement sworn by Richard Finch [35 enslaved people recorded as purchased from John Dalzell and Co,1817; 1 purchased from William Durham, February 1818].

T71/495 104-105
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot) 41(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

Golden Vale Estate. Statement sworn by W J Thrustans [sic]. Petition presented to the Governor as return was late. The Governor granted the petition on account of the property being in the possession of a minor

T71/497 75-76
[Number of enslaved people] 76(Tot) 40(F) 36(M)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

Golden Vale Estate. Statement sworn by W J Thurston, manager.

T71/497 71-72
[Number of enslaved people] 74(Tot) 37(F) 37(M)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

James Lacroix. Statement sworn by William Laborde.

T71/499 65-66
[Number of enslaved people] 65(Tot) 34(F) 31(M)  
[Name] Golden Vale Estate  

Golden Vale Estate. The property of James H Lacroix. Statement sworn by himself [1 enslaved person declared as having obtained freedom under the third section of the Slavery Abolition Act, having been in England]. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 65 enslaved people.

T71/500 103-104