Estate Details

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] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Barrow was heavily in debt on the estate: for details of this (and his debts on his other estates) see notes on his association with the Sunbury estate.

Associated Claims (1)

£3,169 4S 10D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot) 96(F) 72(M)  

Return of John Matson Barrow, the property of John Barrow. Among the enslaved there were 107 field workers, grouped as: 1st class 45 (13 male, 32 female); 2nd class: 14 (4 m, 10 f); 3rd class: 40 (21 m, 19 f); 4th class: 8 (7 m, 1 f).

T71/520 623-7
[Number of enslaved people] 133(Tot)  
[Name] Upton Plantation  

Return of John Barrow, his own property.

T71/529 83
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  

Return of John Barrow, his own property.

T71/534 65-66
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
[Name] Upton  

Return of John Barrow, his own property. Previously 138 enslaved.

T71/540 46
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Size] 242  

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.

T71/547 39-40
[Name] Upton  
[Size] 241  

Listed in St Michael, property of Arthur.

Barbados 1913 list from the Hughes-Quere indexes transcribed at https://creolelinks.com/1913-barbados-plantation-owners-names.html.