Christopher Punnett

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Claimant or beneficiary


Resident slave-owner on St Vincent, although the children of a Christopher Punnett were baptised in London in the decades before compensation. Claimed unsuccessfully as owner of Golden Grove on St Vincent and Cheltenham on the Island of Mustique (classified under St Vincent), the money for both of which was paid to London mortgagees.

  1. Christopher Punnett under a deed of 07/12/1815 had bought Hawksbill [sic] in Antigua from Justinian Casamajor together with 108 enslaved people on the estate, and had some time afterwards moved enslaved people from that estate to Mustique.

  2. Christopher Punnett of St Vincent was listed as a subscriber to Charles Shepherd's An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent, published in 1832.


T71/892 St Vincent nos. 599 and 745.

  1. Vernon v Vernon (1837), John Dunlap, Reports of Cases decided in the High Court of Chancery Vol. XIV (1843).

  2. Charles Shepherd, An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent (1832) pp. vii-xii.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Claims (2)

£3,101 19s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
£6,525 9s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1830 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Notes →
Alexander Kenneth Mackenzie married Elizabeth Punnett, daughter of Christopher Punnett senior and sister of Christopher Punnnett, according to genealogical websites including <a...