Jamaica St Catherine 538 (Farm Pen)

1st Feb 1836 | 268 Enslaved | £4908 8s 5d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 4.

T71/852 Lord Carrington and Samuel Smith, absentees, owners-in-fee.

Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey, The West Indies in 1837 (London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1838) p. 185: visited Farm, 'a pen or cattle estate'. 'The hospital is a large well-ventilated building. Every hospital is furnished with that relic of former times, the stocks. The negro village of the Farm, is probably one of the best in the island.' Joseph Gordon was their attorney. Material level of Whitehall Ellis, the head negro, surprised Sturge & Harvey [p 186]. As an enslaved person Ellis could not receive compensation: he lost it to a faithless friend.

Further Information

St Catherine
Claim No.
Farm Pen
Collected by
Beadnell, John atty.

Associated Individuals (3)

The West Indies in 1837. Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica. Undertaken for the Purpose of Ascertaining the Actual Condition of the Negro Population of Those Islands by Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey. Hamilton, Adams,& Company, 1838, p. 186.
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)