Jamaica St Catherine 502 (Cumberland Pen)

10th Apr 1837 | 267 Enslaved | £4775 17s 4d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 285.

Award split: Madden £2528 10s 9d; McKenzie £994 3s 9d; Williams and Barnes £1253 2s 10d.

T71/852: McKenzie was a judgement creditor; William and Barnes were executors and trustees of the late Joseph Barnes; Maddan's claim is not identifiable.

T71/1606: S. Booker wrote from Liverpool dated 01/08/1835 asking for details of the return of slaves by Williams as executor and trustee of Joseph Barnes.

T71/1592 p. 191 and 193: letter to S. Booker re his filing counterclaim on behalf of Mr & Mrs Atkinson.

T71/1608: letter dated 21/11/1835 from Mrs H. Barnes, Barton Cottage, Dowlish [sic, Dawlish, Devon], widow of Joseph Barnes re this claim and Kingston claim no. 1836.  Mrs H. Barnes had counterclaimed for annuity for £400 Jamaica currency. Barnaby Madden counterclaimed as judgement creditor for £2692 10s 4d.

T71/1594: letter dated 24/04/1837 to Messrs Clayton & Cookson, notice of appeal by Mr W Trentch [probably Trutch].

Jamaica Almanacs of 1832 and 1833 lists Thomas Barnes as owner of Cumberland Pen, Halfway-Tree and Cedar Grove.

Jamaica Almanac of 1822 lists Joseph Barnes as owner of Cumberland with 321 enslaved persons.

Further Information

St Catherine
Claim No.
Cumberland Pen

Associated Individuals (5)

Unsuccessful claimant (Annuitant)
Awardee (Judgement creditor)

Associated Estates (2)