Cochrane's, Old North Sound

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
1816 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1814 [SY] - 1815 [EY] → Owner

Inherited by Daniel Byam Mathew under the will of Archibald Cochran (q.v.) but placed by him in trust under his daughter's marriage settlement and sold thereafter by the trustees to Samuel Otto Baijer in 1816.

1816 [SY] - 1827 [EY] → Mortgage Holder
1816 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1816 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1815 [SY] - 1816 [EY] → Trust beneficiary
1815 [SY] - 1816 [EY] → Trust beneficiary
1737 [EA] - 1814 [EY] → Owner

Probably inherited by Archibald Cochran as an infant from his father Archibald Cochran of Cheshunt, whose will was proved in 1737.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,087 18S 6D

Estate Information (6)

What is this?

[Name] Cochrane's  

J. Gilchrist, Hugh Campbell, attornies to Samuel Otto Baijer Esq., proprietor

T71/245 301-304
[Number of enslaved people] 135(Tot)  
[Name] North Sound  
[Size] 170  

Close Roll, I Geo. IV Part 14 Nos. 10 and 11. Indenture made 08/06/1819 between William Courtenay [Chancery]; Rev. Cholmely Edward John Dering; and Daniel Byam Mathew of Weymouth Street but now residing at Maida Hill; and Samuel Otto Baijer. Conveyance by Courtenay, Dering and Mathew for one year of the plantation formerly belonging to Archibald Cochran 'and all the negro and other slaves on the plantation', being 135 negroes at 30/08/1816, the date of the Articles of Agreement. The second indenture gives the background and effected a permanent transfer. By an indenture of 4th and 5th April 1815 Daniel Byam Mathew had placed the estate in trust under the marriage settlement of his daughter Mary Elizabeth Mathew with William Thomas Roe. The trustees had agreed to sell the estate 30/08/1816 to Samuel Otto Baijer for £6000 to be paid by Henry Davidson and Aeneas Barkly on account of Samuel Otto Baijer and a further £12,000 to be paid by instalments by Davidson and Barkly, the latter secured by a mortgage on the estate. Baijer had subsequently paid the £6000.

Vere Langford Oliver, 'History of Antigua', Vol. I pp. 140-141
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot)  
[Name] Cochrane's  

Hugh Campbell attorney to Samuel Otto Bayer prop. The estate is identified as Cochrane's in the sworn statement [p. 596]

T71/246 593-596
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

Hugh Campbell atty to Samuel Otto Baijer Esq. prop. Inferred to be Cochrane's.

T71/248 144-147
[Number of enslaved people] 137(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

Samuel Otto Baijer prop. Inferred to be Cochrane's.

T71/249 42-45
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

Samuel Otto Baijer prop. Inferred to be Cochrane's.

T71/250 79-82