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
1798 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1798 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1798 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Although he was shown as one of three mortgagees in 1798, his partnership with his cousin Samuel broke up after his adultery with his cousin's wife in 1797. Presumably the mortgage secured advances previously made.

1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Manager

Associated Claims (1)

£2,910 12S 6D

Estate Information (8)

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[Mortgage] 09/08/17981798  

Mortgage 9 August 1798 Between Daniel Byam Matthew of Harley Street in the Parish of St. Mary in the County of Middlesex son of Daniel Matthew; Thomas Boddington of Clapham in the Parish of St. John in the County of Middlesex; Samuel Boddington of Mark Lane in the City of London Merchant and Bejamin [sic] Boddington of Mark Lane in the City of London Merchant for securing £3,329-6s.11d relating to the plantation or sugar works known as Cupids Garden and Penitinney on the island of St. Christopher

C DDI/2/5 [accessed 24/05/2018]

[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] PT  

Return of Daniel Byam Mathew Esq, owner; returned by John Mason, manager.

T 71/253 273-277
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Pennitenny  

Return of Daniel Byam Matthew Esq, owner; returned by William Jones Sandiford, acting as manager.

T 71/255 65
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Penny -Tenny  

Return of Daniel B Mathew, owner; the estate name is written Pennytenny in the index.

T 71/256 260-261
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Pennitenny  

Return of Christopher Pickering, manager of the estate of D B Mathew Esq, owner; the estate name is spelt Penny Tenny in the index. St. Peter, Basseterre

T 71/258 84-85
[Name] Penny Tenny  
[Size] 185  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Peter Basseterre as an estate of 185 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 126 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Daniel B. Mathew.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 183(Tot)  
[Name] Peneteny  

Return of Daniel B Mathew, owner.

T 71/259 74-75
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Penetenny  

Return of Daniel Byam Mathew, owner; returned by Alexander McLaren, manager; the estate name is spelt Penitenny in the index.

T 71/260 110