River plantation

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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
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,427 6S 6D

Estate Information (6)

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1804
[Number of enslaved people] 51(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

In a Levy Book list for an unidentified parish [probably St Andrew], Barbados, 1804, John Cummins was listed as owning 51 enslaved. Whether this was the same John Cummins as this one is not certain.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. RB9/3/7. Levy Book for unidentified parish [probably St Andrew], 1804.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 61(Tot) 32(F) 29(M)  
[Name] River  
 

Return of John Cummins, his own property.

 
T71/522 277-78
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 63(Tot)  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne, his own property. The 1826 return gave the previous figure as 64: the 1823 Register records 63. There was no previous return. Purchased of William Oxley, Master in Chancery: 33; purchased of John T. Corbin: 2; purchased of Edward Archer: 27; birth: 1.

 
T71/530 370-72
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 63(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne, his own property. Previously 64 enslaved.

 
T71/537 164
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 63(Tot)  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne, his own property.

 
T71/543 303
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 64(Tot)  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne, owner.

 
T71/550 309-10