Home to the Noel family since the C17th. There is an introduction to the history of the village and the house at http://www.exton.org/ and some information about the current estate at http://www.extonpark.co.uk/
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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