New Hope

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
1798 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Not known

In lawful possession of Charles Horsfall by an attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£5,789 17S 5D


Tentative connection of New Hope from 1817 Demerara Slave Register and New Hope of compensation records

Estate Information (4)

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[Name] New Hope  
[Crop] Sugar  

New Hope, shown as plantation no. 26 under the subheading 'A la cote orientale de Demerarie', proprietaire A. MacRae, 500 carreaux, S[ugar]

NB the link between this evolution and the Slave Registers remains tentative.

Carte Generale...Demerarie 'Liste des habitations...' [1798] University of Amsterdam Library 'Suriname 1599-1975'
[Number of enslaved people] 143(Tot) 54(F) 89(M)  
[Name] New Hope  

An. Osborne proprietor

T71/397 N2 2024
[Number of enslaved people] 153(Tot) 63(F) 90(M)  
[Name] New Hope  

In lawful possession of Anthony Osborn

T71/414 425-429
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot) 46(F) 56(M)  
[Name] New Hope  

Belonging to Pln New Hope in lawful possession of Charles Horsfall by John McLean attorney

T71/430 418-420