Fahies and Ortons

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
1771 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Previous owner
1771 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Buyer
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,400 9S 7D

Estate Information (8)

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[Name] None given  

ST. CHRISTOPHER REGISTER T2 document no.8576 folio 113 12 JUNE 1771 Fahie to Wells EXTRACT: ...Between John Fahie of the island of Saint Christopher esquire of the one part and William Wells of the same island esquire of the other part ...He the said John Fahie hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said William Wells his executor and administrator and assigns all that plantation parcel of land of him the said John Fahie (heretofore the estate of Anthony Fahie the father and lately of Anthony Fahie the brother of the said John Fahie) situate lying and being in the parish of St. Paul Capisterre in the said island of Saint Christopher containing by estimation acres more or less and abutting and bounded as follows (that is to say) towards the south with lands of Miss Janet Payne Orton to the southeast with the lands of Sir Gillies Payne Baronet to the east with lands of Charles Leigh esquire to the north with lands of Dominik Trant esquire and towards the west with the upper High road ...together withal and singular messuages houses, out- houses, boiling houses, curing houses, still houses, edifices and buildings mills still coppers plantation implements and utensils on the same plantation.

This precis appears at http://sites.rootsweb.com/~saiesjones/family.htm [accessed 11/12/2020]. LBS has not seen the document.

[Number of enslaved people] 90(Tot)  
[Name] Fahies & Ortons  

Return of Nathaniel Wells Esq, owner; returned by Terence Comerford; the total number of enslaved also includes 6 enslaved people owned by Terrence Comerford, and one enslaved person owned by Rebecca Tipper for whom Terence Comerford was trustee.

T 71/253 032-035
[Number of enslaved people] 88(Tot)  
[Name] Fahie's & Ortons  

Return of and unnamed owner; returned by Terence Comerford, renter.

T 71/255 46
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot)  
[Name] Fahie's and Orton's  

Return of Nathaniel Wells, owner; returned by Peter Fraser Grant, manager.

T 71/257 418-421
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 248  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Paul Capisterre as an estate of 248 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 151 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Nathaniel Wells.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Name] Fahies & Ortons  

Returned by Michael E Burke, manager of the estates of Nathaniel Wells Esq, owner. St. Paul, Capisterre

T 71/258 143-144
[Number of enslaved people] 84(Tot)  
[Name] Fahies' and Orton's  

Return of Nathaniel Wells Esq, owner; returned by William Delves, manager.

T 71/259 152-153
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot)  
[Name] Fahie and Orton Estates  

Return of Nathaniel Wells, owner; returned by William Delves, manager.

T 71/260 174 to 175