Slave-owner in St Michael, Barbados. Deceased by 1829. His executor was William Pharour Thomas. Five of his heirs were given as "fm", ie "free mulattoes".
1791 - 1862
Free woman of colour; left Demerara in 1812 as a young woman and settled in Starthforth, Yorkshire, where she died in 1862.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'John Straker Thomas', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146661863 [accessed 19th May 2022].