Robert Hunter

No Dates


Owner of Whitfield estate in 1817, from which the enslaved people were sold by 1820 by Francis Graham as attorney to Robert Hunter. Possibly but by no means certainly Robert Hunter merchant on Bristol, who with his brother Henry Keowen Hunter and possibly their mother Margaret had at least three slaving voyage, in 1790-1791 from Bristol to Cape Coast/Bonny and then St Kitts and Jamaica, from Bristol to Anamaboe to Barbados/Grenada and in 1792 from Bristol to Anamaboe and then Grenada.

  1. The will of Robert Hunter merchant of Bristol proved 21/08/1829 was silent on property in Jamaica.


David Richardson, Bristol, Africa and the 18th century slave trade to America p. 175.

  1. PROB 11/1759/349.

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
1820 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people sold to this estate.

1809 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner