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] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - → Owner


Berbice - not yet traced in the compensation records, but it appears that the enslaved people were transferred to Hermitage.

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot) 70(F) 115(M)  
[Name] Susanna  

Return of slaves attached to Plantation Susanna situate on the east sea coast the property of John Tapin. This retun made by Thomas Tapin q.q. [24/12/1817].

T71/437 364-367
[Name] Susannah  

Times 22/08/1821 p. 1: account of the Marshal's Office Berbice proclaiming their intention to sell at Execution Sale the cotton estate called Susannah, belonging to Thomas Taptin [sic] upon a petition presented by Daniel Allt, attorney of John Tapin, late of this colony.

[Name] Susannah  

Return of slaves the property of John Tapin attached to Pln Susannah No. 15 east coast, return made by Charles Kyte attorney. 81 people were added by purchase at the execution sale of Pln. Susannah, of whom 4 died to leave 77 by 06/11/1823, when they were transferred to Pln Hermitage, although the registration in 1825 showed them [also] under Pln Susannah.

T71/442 719-722
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] Susannah  

Return of slaves the property of Thomas Tapin attached to Pln Susannah No. 15 East Coast Berbice. 79 + 2 (1m 1f) - 2 (2m) = 79. This return made by Charles Kyte late sequestrator.

T71/442 727-728