Barbados 4601 (Morgan Lewis)

16th May 1836 | 164 Enslaved | £3577 1s 0d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 198.


T71/899: counterclaim from Rev. Kenrick Francis Saunders, of Brighton, for a legacy left to his wife of a counterclaim amounting to £2740 sterling, and also as creditor by judgment dated 11/08/1819, for £982 10s. Counterclaim also from the Daniels.


Kathleen Mary Butler, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) p. 17: shows that the Morgan Lewis estate was valued by appraisers in 1835 at £16,171. It was sold by the Court of chancery in 1841, when half of the debt of £32,852 was owed in the form of legacies and annuities; the remainder was for small creditors and mortgages to T & J Daniel. The estate was sold for  £17,714, covered court costs, legacies and £8571 due to the Daniels. The annuities and small debts went unpaid.


T71/562 p. 198: enslaved persons were registered by Scawen Kenrick Gibbons, as his own property.  


See also Barbados claim nos. 631C and (possibly) 2814 for other Gibbons claims.

Further Information

Claim No.
Morgan Lewis
Collected by
Daniel, J atty

Associated Individuals (4)

Unsuccessful claimant
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (1)