Nevis 110 (Round Hill)

8th May 1837 | 134 Enslaved | £2191 3s 0d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 314.

Award split: £1000 to John M. Cottle and £1191 3s 0d to Fanny Cottle.

T71/882: claim by Fanny Cottle, widow and sole extecutrix of Thos Jno Cottle. Counterclaims from (1) Eliz Cottle [sister of Thos Cottle], Chelwood, Somerset, legatee under the will of John Cottle [grandfather of Thos Cottle], for £2000 (withdrawn 28/04/1837) (2) John Mark Cottle of 10 Charles St., Trevor [sp?] Square, Knightsbridge, specific legatee under the will of Grace Camilla Self [sister] of  a specific legacy under the will of Tho Cottle, amount due £650 plus interest. Affidavit identifying the enslaved persons of Thos John Cottle and of Mrs Fanny Cottle. Request on behalf of Fanny Cottle to award to the counterclaim of John Mark Cottle £1000.

T71/1609: letter dated 16/04/1836 from Scott & Parsons, acting for John Mark Cottle, requesting copy of replication and signalling solicitor of claimant had indicated they would resist the counterclaim on matters of law and matters of fact.

Caribbeana Vol IV p 210-11: Fanny Cottle (dau. of Edward Huggins) married Thomas Cottle of Round Hill in 1803. Thomas Cottle died in 1828. John Mark Cottle 'of Ash' was the brother of Thomas Cottle of Round Hill.

See also Henry Nelson Coleridge, Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825 (New York, 1826) p. 199: 'Mr Cottle has, I think, peaches and strawberries also (as well as European vegetables)'.

Further Information

Claim No.
Round Hill

Associated Individuals (3)

Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)
Awardee (Legatee)
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

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