Jamaica Clarendon 93 (Orange River)

19th Dec 1836 | 251 Enslaved | £4381 19s 2d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 292.

Award split: £240 6s 5d to Rev. Josh. Stoney & his wife Sarah O. Stoney; £4142 12s 9d to R. & S. Mitchell.

T71/915 p. 167: claim by Sarah O. Stewart, Clarendon, owner-in-fee and as executrix and trustee of William Stewart.

T71/859: claimant as Sarah C. Stewart, now Mrs Stoney. Rev Stoney owner-in-fee of 15 enslaved persons in right of wife the late Sarah O. Stewart. The Mitchells counterclaimed as mortgagees. Note says 'See agreement between Stoney & wife claimants and Mitchells counterclaimants'.

T71/1606: letter from Chalmers Guthrie, 9 Idol Lane [London] on behalf of Miss Coulston, counterclaimant: £303 1s 5d due on 24/06/1834, £156 1s 6d due on 18/12/1834: 'the same being for Board and education of Mrs Stoney's children the same being a debt admitted as long overdue by the said J.Stoney particularly in his letters of 17/8/1836 and in which Letter he states that the compensation money on these 15 slaves shall be applied in liquidation of the debt admitted to be due to Miss E Coulston.'

See also Kathleen Mary Butler, The economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 60-1.

Further Information

Claim No.
Orange River

Associated Individuals (4)

Awardee (Mortgagee)
Awardee (Mortgagee)
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)