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Free person of colour, slave-owner in Jamaica. Long-term partner and later wife of Thomas Legal Yates. Living in Britain from the mid-1830s until her death in 1873.
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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:'Jean Besson', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/44566 [accessed 6th February 2023].