Estate Details

Associated People (4)

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
1776 [EA] - → Owner

'Hackshaw' was the purchaser of the Lot which became the Hope estate; the connection with Thomas Hackshaw appears to be confirmed by the presence in the Slave Registers for the Hope estate of trustees for Matthew Brickdale, who had been a beneficiary under the will of Thomas Hackshaw made in 1770.

1817 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Other

Trustees for Matthew Brickdale registered the enslaved people on Hope in 1817 and 1822: by 1825 the estate had been transferred to John Inglett Fortescue (the brother-in-law of Matthew Brickdale's son John Brickdale).

1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,425 10S 10D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 90(Tot) 43(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Messrs Osborne and Ward as trustees for Matthew Brickdale.

T71/493 296-298
[Number of enslaved people] 71(Tot) 33(F) 38(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Messrs. Osborne and Ward as trustees of Matthew Brickdale.

T71/495 146
[Number of enslaved people] 85(Tot) 43(F) 42(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Late the trustees of Matthew Brickdale, now J Inglet Fortescue and Son [increase by purchase from the estate of the late Joseph Olivier, deceased, July 1822 and from the executor of F W Ward, deceased].

T71/497 105-106
[Number of enslaved people] 81(Tot) 41(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

John Inglet Fortescue and Son. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper.

T71/497 90-91
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot) 45(F) 38(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

John Inglet Fortescue and Son. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper.

T71/499 88-89
[Number of enslaved people] 86(Tot) 47(F) 39(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Hope Estate. The property of John Inglet Fortescue and J D I Fortescue. Statement sworn by N Bassnett Cropper [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 86 enslaved people.

T71/500 134