21st Dec 1835 | 16 Enslaved | £342 11s 0d
Parliamentary Papers p. 28.
T71/861: awarded to David Pereira Mendes, owner-in-fee.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'Jamaica Kingston 392', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/17518 [accessed 26th September 2023].