James Lacroix

???? - 1808


Resident planter on St Vincent, whose will was dated 30/11/1808 and was described as 'late' in June 1809. Owner of Golden Vale and Evesham Vale and shown as buying Richland Park in 1807 and then defaulting on the payments. A second James Lacroix, identifiable as James Huggins Lacroix and son of James Lacroix, claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for most of the enslaved people on Evesham Vale and Golden Vale in St Vincent.


Kenneth Morgan, EAP345: A survey of the endangered archives of St Vincent, West Indies, during the slavery era pp. 8, 21 http://eap.bl.uk/downloads/eap345_survey.pdf [accessed 12/09/2106]

Associated Estates (6)

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
1822 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Previous owner
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Joint owner
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Owner
- 1817 [LA] → Previous owner
- 1809 [EY] → Owner
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Buyer

James Lacroix contracted to buy the Richland Park estate and named enslaved people in 1807 from Edmund Reynolds and James Choppin for £5000 each but defaulted on the payments before his death in late 1808.

Relationships (1)

Father → Son