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
- 1818 [EY] → Joint owner
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Attorney
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner

The enslaved people were transferred to James Blair's Blairmount estate in 1825.


Berbice - not to date identified in the compensation records

Estate Information (2)

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[Number of enslaved people] 206(Tot) 82(F) 124(M)  
[Name] Merville  

Return of slaves attached to Merville and Chiswick Nos. 29 and 31, situate on the east sea coast the property of John McCamon, return made by John Ross his attorney 09/12/1817.

T71/437 221-222
[Name] Merville and Chiswick  

Return of slaves the property of James Blair attached to Plantation Merville and Chiswick situate on the east sea coast, this return made by James Culley attorney of James Blair 20/03/1825. Number of slaves 01/01/1822 217. Acquisitions 19, deductions 236, remaining 0 on 01/01/1825. The bulk of the enslaved people were transferred to Blairmont (q.v.).

T71/442 19-30