Jamaica St James 181 (Moor Park)

16th Nov 1835 | 178 Enslaved | £3526 3s 9d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 71.

T71/873: claim from George Gordon, of St James, as owner-in-fee.  

R.A. Barrett, The Barretts of Jamaica: The Family of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Athlone, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000) p. 87: shows George Gordon, of Moor Park, as attorney for Blue Hole estate and President of Courts Martial at Montego Bay. Ibid. p. 84: Moor Park estate was attacked and houses burnt in the Montego Bay insurrection.

Jamaica Almanac (1828): Moor Park estate registered to George Gordon, with 191 enslaved persons.

T71/1608: letter, dated 25/11/1835, from Robert Kite, stating: 'having to invest part of the amt awarded on the claim 181'.

Further Information

St James
Claim No.
Moor Park
Collected by
Kite, Robert

Associated Individuals (1)

Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)