Estate Details

Associated People (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£9,412 5S 6D

Estate Information (5)

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[Name] Bellevue  

Plantagie Bellevue. Eigenaar [owner] Jacobus Broekhuzen ; Adminis. [attorney] Jacobus Broekhuyzen; Directeur C. Alth.

NB the linkage between this Bellevue and the Bellevue of the 1818 Registration is supported by the description in both sources of the estate as 'in the River Berbice.'

Naam-Lyst...op de colonie de Berbice (1794) [transcribed by Paul Koulen, 2011] p.10
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot) 105(F) 122(M)  
[Name] Bellevue  

Return of slaves attached to Plantation Bellevue situate in the River Berbice the property of Mrs C.W. Eggers. This return made by B.J. Schwiers her attorney.

T71/437 112-116
[Number of enslaved people] 209(Tot)  
[Name] Bellevue  

Return of slaves the property of B.J. Schwiers and R.C. Downer attached to Plant Bellevue. This return made by G.P. van Holst 218 + 16 (4M 12F) - 25 (14M 11F) = 209

T71/442 281-282
[Number of enslaved people] 218(Tot)  
[Name] Belle Vue  

Return of slaves the property of R.C. Downer on Pln Bellevue, return by John Downer attorney

T71/443 655-658
[Number of enslaved people] 202(Tot)  
[Name] Bellevue  

Return of slaves the property of the estate of the late R.C.Downer Esq. on Pln Bellevue, this return made by John Downer atty.

T71/444 229-232