Adelphi Estate

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
- 1821 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Not known

The estate enslaved people on Adelphi were registered to D.H. Rucker in the 1817, 1822 and 1825 Slave Registers, as owner in the case of 1817 and 1822. It is likely that he was mortgagee in possession, and that the family of Charles Grant of Carron remained the owners.


Associated Claims (1)

£12,765 13S 8D

Estate Information (6)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 557(Tot) 281(F) 276(M)  
[Name] Adelphi, Exchequer and Wrekin Estates  
 

Daniel Henry Rucker as owner.

 
T71/493 128-139
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 508(Tot) 281(F) 276(M)  
[Name] Adelphi, Exchequer and Wrekin Estates  
 

Daniel Henry Rucker as owner [3 enslaved people sold to William Rickard in 1818 and 3 to the executors of Whitehead in 1819].

 
T71/495 57-60
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 508(Tot) 267(F) 241(M)  
[Name] Adelphi Estate  
 

Daniel Henry Rucker.

 
T71/497 40-42
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 512(Tot) 267(F) 245(M)  
[Name] Adelphi Estate  
 

Adelphi Estate. Statement sworn by John George Cox [c. 9 enslaved people removed from Kingswood Estate].

 
T71/497 26-28
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 495(Tot) 266(F) 229(M)  
[Name] Adelphi Estate  
 

Adelphi Estate. Statement sworn by John George Cox [56 deaths].

 
T71/499 2-4
1834
[Number of enslaved people] 478(Tot) 252(F) 226(M)  
[Name] Adelphi Estate  
 

Adelphi Estate. Property of Charles Grant and George Grant, heirs of the late Charles Grant and of himself. Mrs Birch and Sarah Grant as devisees under the last will and testament of Charles Grant the elder, deceased. Statement sworn by George C Grant. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 485 enslaved people.

 
T71/500 2-7