Priddies Salt Pond

Estate Details

Associated People (5)

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
- 1795 [EY] → Owner
- 1805 [LA] → Owner
1805 [SY] - 1822 [LA] → Tenant-for-life
1797 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Previous owner
1825 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£784 11S 10D

Estate Information (8)

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[Name] [Priddies] Salt Pond  
[Size] 1008  

In the will of Sir John Brisco of Crofton Place, made in 1804 and proved in 1806, he said that he had lately purchased an estate of 1008 acres called Salt Pond 'of the devisees named in the will of William Priddie.' Presumably this was to combine it with Fleming Salt Pond (q.v.) that had belonged to his wife's father Gilbert Fane Fleming (q.v.). He left the estate in trust for his wife Carolina Alicia, Lady Brisco (q.v.), for life and then to their eldest son Wastel (q.v. under Sir Wastel Brisco 2nd bart.).

PROB 11/1437/247 Will of Sir John Brisco of Crofton Place
[Number of enslaved people] 217(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Dowager Lady Brisco, owner; returned by Thomas Pemberton, lessee. The names of the estates are not given in this return, but later volumes show that this entry is for Priddies Pond and Flemings Pond estates, which are returned separately in later volumes.

T 71/253 366-372
[Number of enslaved people] 55(Tot)  
[Name] Priddie's Salt Pond  

Return of Dowager Lady Brisco, owner; returned by T Pemberton, lessee.

T 71/255 11
[Number of enslaved people] 52(Tot)  
[Name] Priddie's  

Return of Lady Brisco, deceased and Sir Wastel Brisco Bart., joint owners; returned by James Stageman, attorney.

T 71/256 57
[Name] Priddie's  
[Size] 1088  
[Crop] sugar and others  

Listed in St George Basseterre as an estate of 1088 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 120 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Sir Wastel Briscoe, Bart.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 49(Tot)  
[Name] Priddies  

Return of James Stageman, attorney for the estate of Sir Wastel Brisco Bart., owner. St. George, Basseterre

T 71/258 10
[Number of enslaved people] 47(Tot)  
[Name] Priddie's  

Return of Sir Wastel Brisco, owner; returned by Hugh Fleck, attorney to the lessees Messrs Mannings and Anderdon.

T 71/259 28
[Number of enslaved people] 47(Tot)  
[Name] Priddies Salt Pond  

Return of Sir Wastel Briscoe, owner; returned by James Stageman, attorney.

T 71/260 33