1773 - 1860
Son-in-law of Samuel Martin of High Point (q.v.), who apparently paid him £150 p.a. from his [Martin's] income for the Customs House of Antigua.
1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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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:'Sir David Maxwell 2nd bart.', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146662481 [accessed 4th June 2023].