Henry St Hill
Profile & Legacies Summary
Claimant or beneficiary
Henry St Hill, 'France', claimed unsuccessfully for 2/3rd of the compensation for the enslaved people on Wellington & Perseverance in Trinidad.
- Henry St Hill was appointed Treasurer of Trinidad in 1819, but in 1831 was the subject of proceedings for 'being deficient in his accounts'.
- The 1840 case of Wildes v Attorney-General of Trinidad concerning a conflict of priority between the British merchants Wildes and Pickersgill and the Trinidad courts over rival claims on the Wellington & Perseverance estates (against which claims arising from St Hill's conduct as Treasurer were being pressed) is summarised in Reports and cases heard and determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council Vol. III 1839, 1840-41, pp. 200-216.
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