Estate Details

Associated People (6)

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
1828 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1818 [EA] - 1818 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner

Prospect was registered in 1825 on behalf of the heirs of B. Jeffery and of 'B.T. Claxton', very probably but not certainly Butler Thompson Claxton,

1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£16,152 2S 5D

Estate Information (5)

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[Number of enslaved people] 55(Tot) 24(F) 31(M)  
[Name] Prospect  

Return of slaves attached to Plantation Prospect situated east coast canal the property of B. Jeffery, return made by B. Jeffery 01/10/1817.

T71/437 175
[Number of enslaved people] 117(Tot)  
[Name] Prospect  

Return of slaves the property of the heirs of B. Jeffery and B.T. Claxton attached to Pln Prospect. This return made by Willm Ross attorney of the surviving partner B.T. Claxton. 124 + 6 (4m 2f) - 13 (4m 9f) = 117

T71/442 435-436
[Number of enslaved people] 119(Tot)  
[Name] Prospect  

Property of John Tapin, return made by Charles Kyte attorney. The enslaved people had all been bought from Jeffery and Claxton since the previous registration.

T71/443 299-306
[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] Prospect  

Property of Campbell Faloon and Thomas Williams attached to Pln Prospect situate on East Sea Coast canal made by Campbell Faloon. The two men had bought the enslaved people (and the estate) from John Tapin.

T71/444 567-576
[Name] Prospect  

Property of John Tapin, return made by Charles Kyte attorney. The entry records the sale of the people on Prospect to C. Faloon and T. Williams

T71/444 644-651