La Penitence

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£17,290 7S 6D

Estate Information (5)

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[Name] La Penitence  
[Crop] Coffee  

La Penitence, shown as plantation no. 7 under the subheading 'A la cote orientale de Demerarie', proprietaire L.Rigano, 500 carreaux, K [coffee]

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975'
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot) 64(F) 93(M)  
[Name] La Penitence  

Sam. Sayers as atty of heirs of John Sayers.

T71/397 L4 2522
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot) 79(F) 170(M)  
[Name] [None given - shown as 'Benjamin & Albouy']  

J.H. Albouy, joint proprietor. Probably La Penitence, but no estate name was given in T71/413, where the entry is under 'Benjamin & Albouy'

T71/413 B7
[Number of enslaved people] 337(Tot) 165(F) 172(M)  
[Name] La Penitence  

In lawful possession of J.H. Albouy and of 'Park Benjamin deceased' [sic], [signed by J.H. Albouy for the late firm of Benjamin & Albouy].

T71/417 1641-1649
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot) 159(F) 150(M)  
[Name] La Penitence  

Belonging to Plant. La Penitence in lawful possession of James H. Albouy [signed by himself]

T71/430 479-486