John Welch Hobson

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A free man of colour in Trinidad, and one of the committee or organisers of an address of the 'free subjects of African descent' signed by 400 people and submitted to Sir Lewis Grant, Governor of Trinidad, 29/03/1832. The address or petition distanced the free people of colour from an address by the Illustrious Board of Cabildo that purported to speak on behalf of all free inhabitants against reforming Orders in Council.


Anti-slavery Reporter Vol. V (1832-1833) p. 230.

Associated Claims (1)

£1,265 13s 9d

Associated Estates (1)

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  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Attorney