Estate Details

Associated People (1)

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
1815 [EA] - 1816 [LA] → Owner


Demerara - not yet traced in the slave registers or in the compensation records.

Estate Information (1)

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[Name] Recess  
[Crop] Cotton  

Announcement of the public execution sale of the cotton Plantation Recess situated in a Cary [sic] on the east coast of Demerary (with its 'appurtenances' and the enslaved people on it) to be held in March 1816 in behalf of James Watson versus the representative of Alexander Tulloh, proprietor of Plantation Recess.

London Gazette 17040 15/07/1815 p. 1434