Edward Barry

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Trinidad slave-owner, and probably the slave-trader of the same name, described as the agent of Baker & Dawson of Liverpool supplying enslaved people to Trinidad c. 1785 when it was under Spanish rule.

  1. In 1835 an advertisement was issued in London arising from a suit in Trinidad between Jane Barry v Edward John Donovan alias Barry and others, in which Jane Barry had been awarded £4125 currency bequeathed to her by Edward Barry.


David R. Chestnutt and C.James Taylor (eds.) The Papers of Henry Laurens Vol. XVI Sept 1 1792- December 17 1792, p. 752; A. Meredith John, The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, 1783-1816: A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry (1988) p. 44.

  1. The London Gazette 19367 22 March 1836 p. 546.

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

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
1813 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner

Show as 'the succession of' Edward Barry from 1823 onwards, implying he had died between 1819 and 1823

1822 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Business partners
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John Black and Edward Barry were partners as local agents of the Liverpool slave traders Baker and Dawson during Spanish rule in...