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
- 1811 [EY] → Owner
- 1776 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£4,998 11S 0D


The Sunbury estate is extant as Sunbury Plantation House. The history of the house on the website alludes to Bussa's Rebellion but otherwise makes no reference to slavery or to the enslaved people on the estate: [accessed 17/01/2017].

Estate Information (5)

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[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot) 133(F) 105(M)  

Return of William Matson Barrow, Attorney, the property of John Barrow.

T71/521 313-19
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  

Return John Barrow, his own property. Previously 261 enslaved.

T71/530 16-17
[Number of enslaved people] 246(Tot)  

Return of John Barrow, his own property. Previously 254 enslaved; 5 enslaved were removed to the Upton estate.

T71/536 198-99
[Number of enslaved people] 234(Tot)  

Return of John Barrow, his own property.

T71/544 201-2
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot)  
[Size] 413  

Return of John Barrow, his own property.
Acreage from Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation. Jamaica & Barbados, 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995), p. 81.

T71/549 197-99