Archbold's & Brown's

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
- 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
- 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

T71/877 Antigua no. 268.

1828 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,171 3S 4D


This estate was presumably that of the Archbould or Archibald family: William Yeamans Archbould died c. 1763 leaving his property to his widow Eliza. Rachel Ann Yeamans, who remarried Sir James Laroche (q.v.). While one of Eliza. Yeamans likely estates - renamed Laroche's - has been traced, to date the Archbould or Archibald & Brown's estate has not been found earlier than 1832.

Estate Information (4)

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[Name] Archboulds  

An estate called Archboulds, only tentatively identified as the same estate as Archbolds and Browns, was put up for sale including 'the Negroes, stock and cattle belonging thereto' in 1781 after the bankruptcy of Sir George Colebrooke 2nd bart.

London Gazette 12219 25/08/1781 p. 2
[Number of enslaved people] 239(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

Charles Robertson prop. These enslaved people were shown as sold by 1832 to T. Daniel & Co., who were later awarded the compensation for Archbold's [or Archibald's] & Brown's.

T71/249 605-609
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot)  
[Name] Archbold's & Brown's  

William Byam attorney for Messrs Thos Daniel & Co., Archbold's and Brown's. 239 enslaved people had previously been registered by Charles Robertson Esq. [p. 182] A note on the same page refers to Charles Robertson removing six people previous to Messrs Daniel 'taking possession of the estate.'

T71/250 182-186
[Name] None given  

Charles Robertson recorded his sale of 230 enslaved people to T. Daniel & Co.

T71/250 581