Peter Haffey

???? - 1799


Brother of Henry Haffey (q.v.), the owner of Mount Alexander.

  1. Will of Peter Haffey of St Vincent [made 10/01/1797] proved 07/09/1799. Under the will he left his real and personal property in trust to John Cropper late of St Vincent but now of the island of Martiniro [sic] to sell the property and to distribute the proceeds. He left 1 shilling each to his brothers and to his nephews Robert Peter Scott and Peter Scott, and divided his estate into 4/9ths to the children of his brother John; 3/9ths to Gill Slater of Liverpool (q.v.); and 2/9ths to his executor John Cropper (q.v.). In a codicil of 23/02/1797 he added provisions to free seven named enslaved people, to pay £50 and give two named enslaved people to 'Little Sally', a free black woman formally belonging to him, and to pay legacies of £50-200 each to several individuals in Liverpool and London. In a second codicil, when he was in Liverpool 08/10/1798, he instructed the freeing of his 'negro boy Luck son of Louis and Sally' and left him an annuity of £8 p.a.


  1. PROB 11/1330/37.

Further Information


Associated Estates (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
1799 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

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Peter Haffey left his brother Henry Haffey of St Vincent 1s in his will, proved in...
Testator → Legatee
Testator → Executor
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Cropper was the sole trustee under the will of Peter Haffey and was also left 2/9ths of Haffey's...