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1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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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:'Vincent Besson', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/44568 [accessed 6th February 2023].