The Cape of Good Hope estate

Estate Details

Associated People (3)

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] - 1822 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Executor
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executrix

Associated Claims (1)

£1,219 8S 9D

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 96(Tot) 46(F) 50(M)  
[Name] Joseph Jones  

Return of Joseph Jones, owner

T71/364 41-42
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot) 45(F) 53(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Joseph Jones, owner; "The owners of the sloop Active were Henry Rawlins, Finlay Nicholson and myself and the original return was made by the said Finlay Nicholson".

T71/365 122-124
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Joseph Jones Esq., deceased, owner; returned by Walter Lewis Bucke, executor

T71/366 103
[Number of enslaved people] 86(Tot) 39(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Cape  

Return of Joseph Jones, deceased, owner; returned by Maria Caines

T71/367 39-41
[Number of enslaved people] 67(Tot) 32(F) 35(M)  
[Name] Cape  

Return of the late Joseph Jones, owner, in the possession of Maria Caines; Maria Caines has an entry that precedes this one (on pp. 45-46) which shows that she owned 11 enslaved people, 9 of whom she received by a division agreed by the parties interested under the will of the late Joseph Jones in the year 1830 viz. Mrs. Grace Maynard and Mrs Maria Caines daughters of the late Joseph Jones.

T71/368 46-47
[Number of enslaved people] 67(Tot) 33(F) 34(M)  
[Name] Cape  

Return of Joseph Jones deceased, owner; returned by Maria Caines; in the same volume is found the return of James Daniell, owner of16 enslaved people; returned by John Daniell; The enslaved people had previously "been returned as resident on the New Castle Estate but as they are attached to and the property of Jones [sic] Estate they are now transferred from New Castle Estate to Jones's Estate" (91-92)

T71/369 77-78