La Resource

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
Joint owner

In 1821 he was reported in the London Gazette to have earlier bequeathed a half share in Resource to John Tarleton and the representatives of Daniel Backhouse. His death appears to have been in 1817.

Not known

The executor of John Orr (who died c. 1805) was party to a suit leading to the advertised sale of half of La Resource in 1812.

1798 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

In 1817 the enslaved people on the La Resource estate were registered to 'Robert Phipps atty of J. Tarleton & sequestrator'

1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Other

In 1826 the enslaved people on La Resource estate was registered to Wm Postlethwaite and the assignees of John Tarleton of Liverpool


Demerara - not yet traced in the slave compensation records

Estate Information (4)

What is this?

[Name] La Resource  
[Crop] Coffee  

La Resource, shown as plantation nos. 3 & 4 under the subheading 'Au Canal no. II au sud', proprietaire T. Tarleton & Comp. no area shown, K [coffee]

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975'
[Name] La Resource  

The sale of an undivided moiety of La Resource situated in the Canal No. 2 belonging to William Postlethwaite, on behalf of Colin Macrae for [him]self, and acting for Duncan Campbell, only surviving executor of John Orr deceased, was advertised for December 1812, Demerary July 1812

London Gazette 16642 05/09/1812 p. 1821
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot) 47(F) 66(M)  
[Name] La Resource  

Robert Phipps atty of J. Tarleton & sequestrator

T71/397 L4 2455
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot) 46(F) 57(M)  
[Name] La Resource  

In lawful possession of Wm Postlethwaite and the assignees of John Tarleton of Liverpool

T71/418 2016-2019