Samuel Hall of Tobago

???? - 1822


Resident slave-owner, Clerk of the Council in Tobago, dying in Martinique in 1822.

  1. In 1828 there were calls in the London Gazette for creditors of Samuel Hall of Tobago to come forward in the context of a Chancery suit of Cox v Davison. In the advertisement he was said to have died in Martinique in October 1822. In October 1828, it was announced that Hall's estates 'situate in the Island of Tobago, in the West Indies, with the several gangs of negro slaves and the appurtenances thereto belonging, late the property of Samuel Hall, Esq.' were to be auctioned in London with the consent of the various mortgagees on 31/01/1829, when they were identified as Hermitage, Dunvegan, Adventure and Belle Garden, and Hall was described as the testator in the pleading of the cause of Cox v Davison. 'Printed particulars may be had (gratis) at the said Master's Chambers, in Southampton-Buildings aforesaid; of Mr. Simpson, Solicitor, No. 11, Austin-Friars; of Mr. Healing, Solicitor, Lawrence-Lane, Cheapside ; of Mr. Forbes, Solicitor, Ely-Place-, of Mr. Flexney, Solicitor, New Boswell-Court, Carey-Street ; and of Messrs. Derby and Toulmin, Solicitors, Harcourt-Buildings, Temple, London.'


The BL catalogue shows the Great Seal of George IV for Tobago attached to the will of Samuel Hall of Tobago: the entry is dated 1823; [accessed 23/01/2015]; London Gazette 18439 0/02/1828 p. 245; London Gazette 18517 24/10/1828 p. 1939.

Associated Estates (4)

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
1819 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Owner
- 1822 [EY] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Previous owner
1819 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Owner