Slave-owner in St Michael, Barbados. Deceased by 1829. Given in the slave register as "fm" ("free mulatto").
1761 - ????
"Free quadroon woman" and mother of eleven children; independently wealthy, perhaps through legacies left her by her partners James Tierney (died 1784) and Ebenezer Robertson (died 1825).
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'Elizabeth Straker Thomas', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146661873 [accessed 2nd July 2022].