Hope Estate

Estate Details

Associated People (2)

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
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,612 9S 11D


The estate appears to have been discontinued with the movement of the enslaved people to Demerara and then re-established by a new owner between 1823 and 1826.

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot) 109(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Return of Andrew Johnstone and Honorable Cochrane [sic], joint owners. Returned by one of the owner's surname rather than the name of the estate. This entry includes the names of enslaved person's mothers. St. Paul.

T71/339 224-229
[Number of enslaved people] 190(Tot) 112(F) 78(M)  
[Name] Name Not Given  

Returned by Jos. Learault, manager for A Cochrane Johnstone, owner; 44 enslaved people were purchased from the Copt Hall Estate under mortgage to Ths. and Sir Jn. Richardson; 29 people were purchased from various other slave-owners; 56 enslaved people were 'removed to Demerara'. St. Paul .

T71/350 168 - 172
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot) 119(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Return of A Cochrane Johnstone, owner; returned by Jolly Cochrane as manager; 160 enslaved people were removed to Demerary [sic] under a licence from his Majesty; 2 people were sold to Jolly Cochrane Esq. St. Paul.

T71/358 128- 133
[Number of enslaved people] 74(Tot) 37(F) 37(M)  
[Name] Hope  

Returned by Jolly Cochrane, owner; 45 enslaved people were purchased from Adam Paterson, administrator for John Keay from Carse of Gowrie Estate; 7 were purchased from Oswald Routh; 15 were purchased from Charles Court; and 7 were purchased from Marie Lavernaire (1), Joe Jolly (1), J and L Gordon (3), and J Green (2). St. Paul.

T71/359 113-115
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot) 38(F) 41(M)  
[Name] Hope  

Returned by Jolly Cochrane, registering capacity is not given; includes a full return of the enslaved. St. Paul.

T71/361 244 - 247
[Number of enslaved people] 80(Tot) 40(F) 40(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  

Return of Jolly Cochrane, owner. This entry includes the names of enslaved children's mothers. Cause of death is given for the 6 enslaved people who had died. St. Paul.

T71/363 98