Coco Sandiford

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Coco Sandiford was manumitted and bequeathed £10 Barbardian currency in the will of Lawrence Trent Cumberbatch (d. 1833). He stated that Coco, along with Charles Ramsay, Isaac Aboab, Billy Trent and Hope Sandiford (all males execpt Coco) were to be "manumitted in England". In a codicil Cumberbatch referred to Coco as "my house and maid servant" and bequeathed her an additional £50 Barbadian currency, a female enslaved person named Agin Bingt Sukey and two boys named John Thomas and Marcus, and £10 per annum for the next two yours for the rent of a house, "for her extraordinary care and attention for and to me in my long and painful illness and confinement."

Coco Sandiford married John Graham in St Peter, Barbados, 16/07/1835.


Sources

See separate entry for Lawrence Trent Cumberbatch for a transcription of his will.

Familysearch.org, Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 [database online].

We are grateful to Jane Bambury for her assistance with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Spouse
John Graham

Associated Claims (1)

£46 12s 1d
Awardee

Relationships (1)

Enslaved-manumitted → Previous owner