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] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£644 14S 6D


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Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 36(Tot) 16(F) 20(M)  

Return of William Adamson, his own property. But NB that this return made in St Thomas.

T71/522 111
[Number of enslaved people] 94(Tot)  

Return of William Adamson his own property. Changes in the enslaved since 1817: purchased: 72, of which 71 bought from Nathaniel Gittens but NB that of those bought 9 died; births: 9; deaths: 3; manumitted 1; purchased and sold or given: 12, of which 10 were sold to C. Burton. The total of 94 was calculated as previously owned enslaved + births + purchases (excluding those purchased who then died), i.e. 22 + 9 + 63.

T71/525 799-801
[Number of enslaved people] 31(Tot)  

Return of William Adamson [junior], his own property. Previously 94 enslaved. Changes since 1820: births: 7; return by Sarah Hinkson, the title being defective: 1; purchased of William F. Foderingham: 4; "sold to Nathaniel Gittens previous to the registration of 1820 and by him registered but omitted to be set against sold by me": 1; deaths: 12; sold in Chancery to William F. Foderingham: 61; gift to Sarah Hinkson: 1.

T71/530 294-7
[Number of enslaved people] 33(Tot)  

Return of William Adamson junior, his own property. Previously 31 enslaved.

T71/537 70
[Number of enslaved people] 29(Tot)  

Return of William Adamson jun., his own property.

T71/543 202
[Number of enslaved people] 26(Tot)  

Return of William Adamson junior, his own property.

T71/550 230