Jamaica Westmoreland 2 (Carawina)

12th Oct 1835 | 318 Enslaved | £5912 16s 11d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 61.

T71/871: claim from Joseph Stone Williams, owner-in-fee.

B.W. Higman Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) Table 3.2 pp. 66-7: shows Joseph Stone Williams as a large attorney centred on Westmoreland, with  11 properties and 2701 enslaved persons in 1832. Ibid. p. 85: refers to Joseph Stone Williams in 1779-1836 as 'of Carawina Estate and Anglesea Pen', 'suggesting residence and perhaps ownership'. Ibid. pp. 87-88: ownership is confirmed. On his death, his personal property was assessed at £103,786, more than half in 'public funds of Great Britain', in the hands of factors Colvile & Co. Unexpired apprenticeships on 3 plantations of £12,941. Ibid. p. 90: shows Joseph Stone Williams as custodians for Westmoreland. Ibid. p. 154: shows Joseph Stone Williams as attorney for Wedderburn and Colvile estates.

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Claim No.
Collected by
Seton, Alex.

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Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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