Thomas Davis

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Manager or attorney of Thomas Tarleton (q.v.) on Carriacou, and himself briefly a large-scale slave-owner. Shown as owner between 1826 and 1829 of a group of estates on Carriacou previously held by John Bell which do not appear in the compensation records. Thomas Davis sold all the enslaved people on three of these estates to Hon. Andrew Houstoun (q.v.), and all the enslaved people on a fourth (Kendace) to an unnamed buyer, before the 1829 Registration. Thomas Davis had been attorney for Thomas Tarleton from at least 1821 and attorney to the heirs of Thomas Tarleton on Mount Pleasant estate in Carriacou in 1834.


T71/328 pp. 63-71; a letter from Thomas Davis from Mount Pleasant in 1821 identifying himself as in charge of the affairs of Mr Tarleton appears in Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry Into the Administration of Civil and ... By Great Britain. Commissioner on Civil and Criminal Justice in the West Indies (1826) p. 282. See also the LBS Blog by Abigail Bernard, [accessed 16/05/2018].

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Associated Estates (5)

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
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner