British Guiana 2336 (Sparta)

19th Apr 1836 | 244 Enslaved | £12746 11s 11d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Not listed in Parliamentary Papers.

T71/887: claim by Charles Bean, George Rainy and Andrew Gallaway, as sequestrators. Counterclaims from James Glen, as attorney for Cavan Bros & co.; Donald Campbell and Andrew Gallaway, as the guardians of Frederick and Esther Alstein; and from the Waterton family. Charles Bean etc. claimed that the estate was sold at execution on 14th October 1834, after the same had been under sequestration, 'and submit, that it is a question as to preferent debts.'

T71/433 p. 2022: 263 enslaved persons were registered in 1832 by Charles Bean, George Rainy and Andrew Gallaway.

See also British Guiana claim no. 2426 for Walton Hall, to which Charles Waterton was heir.

Walter Rodney (ed.), Guyanese Sugar Plantations in the late Nineteenth Century: a contemporary description from the Argosy (Georgetown, Release Publishers, 1979) p. 18: the estate is descibed in 1883 as 'verging back to [its] original state of bush', with a crop of 80 hogshead.

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Associated Individuals (5)

Beneficiary unsuccessful
Beneficiary unsuccessful
Unsuccessful claimant
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Sequestrator)
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Sequestrator)

Associated Estates (1)