Cabbage Tree Hall

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Associated People (3)

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
- 1755 [LA] → Owner

This remains a tentative association. Joseph Terrill placed his estates in Barbados in trust in his will proved 1755 for his eldest son William: Cabbage Tree Hall had belonged to Col. William Terrill, the father of Joseph Terrill (d. 1755), and in 1804 was reportedly sold by Edward Terrill as heir at law of his brother Joseph Terrill. These latter have not yet been identified. Edward Brace Terrill the elder, the son of Joseph Terrill (d. 1755) had a brother Joseph, but had died c. 1790.

1780 [EA] - 1780 [LA] → Owner

An inferred connection only with Cabbage Tree Hall estate, based on Rev. William Terrill's parentage.

1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,710 18S 11D

Notes

Also known as Alleynedale Hall. Between 1674 and 1721, the Browne family were in possession. From 1721 until 1804 it was in the hands of the Terrill family.


Sources

Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.


Estate Information (8)

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1698
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
 

When William Terrill married Rebecca Spiar in 1797 [sic], there were 98 enslaved.

In fact this marriage must have been a century earlier, since Mary the daughter of William Terrill and Rebecca Spiar married 24/11/1718 in London John Alleyne, the father of Sir John Gay Alleyne.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1804
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Size] 220  
 

Edward Terrill of St. Lucy, heir-at-law of his brother, Joseph Terrill, deceased, sold to James Maxwell of St. Michael, Cabbage Tree Hall in St. Peter & St. Lucy for £29,250.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1816
[Number of enslaved people] 295(Tot)  
 

Chancery Court Sale of the plantation to John Higginson for £16,000. Cabbage Tree Hall formerly the property of James Maxwell deceased for £16,000. Higginson then sold the plantation to Sir Reynold Abel Alleyne for £15,000.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 125(Tot) 65(F) 60(M)  
 

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

 
T71/522 359-62
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot)  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne Bart., his own property. Previously 153 enslaved.

 
T71/531 316-18
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 147(Tot)  
 

Return of Sir Reynold A. Alleyne Bart., his own property. Previously 152 enslaved.

 
T71/538 201-2
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Cabbage Tree Hall  
 

Return of Reynold A. Alleyne, his own property.

 
T71/542 205
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot)  
 

Return of Reynold A. Alleyne, his own property.

 
T71/551 193-4