Jan Adam Charbon

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Claimant or beneficiary


Of Amsterdam; unsuccessful counterclaimant for compensation for Cotton Tree estate in British Guiana. His counterclaim was filed by Jacob Bernelot Moens [of Moens, Dauncy & Latham - PO Directory 1836], 117 Bishopsgate St., London, a merchant, as mortgagee by virtue of deed dated 07/02/1818 for £7503 4s 1d.

  1. Jan Adam Charbon and Pieter Anthony Charbon, merchants of Amsterdam, of the firm of Charbon en Zoon were also awarded compensation in 1863 in Surinam, where they owned Plantage Hamburg with139 enslaved people.


T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 89 (Cotton Tree).

  1. National Archief, Den Haag, Algemene Rekenkamer CB (Comptabel Beheer) nummer toegang,inventarisnummer 225, Claim no.80.

We are grateful to Okke ten Hove for the information about the Surinam compensation claim of Charbon en Zoon.

Further Information


Associated Claims (3)

£10,175 9s 6d
£11,766 10s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)
£6,624 2s 3d

Addresses (1)

Amsterdam, Netherlands