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
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Joint owner


Demerara - not yet traced in the compensation records, but possibly combined there with Plantation Enmore, the enslaved population of which increased sharply between the 1826 and 1832 Registers, while Plantation Hope disappeared.

Estate Information (3)

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[Name] Hoope [sic]  
[Crop] Cotton  

Hoope [sic] was shown as one of two estates [the other was unnamed] as Plantations nos. 24 and 25 under the subheading 'De Mahaica a Demerarie', proprietaire in both cases T. Porter, both 500 carreaux in area, both C[oton].

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975' https://hdl.handle.net/11245/3.38621
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot) 144(F) 165(M)  
[Name] Hope  

Hugh Hughes registered 309 enslaved people for T. H & W. Porter

T71/397 H3 920
[Number of enslaved people] 308(Tot) 141(F) 167(M)  
[Name] Hope  

East Coast. Thomas and Henry Porter Esq. of Devon, D. McArthur qq.

T71/414 90-97