Thomas Smith

1781 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for enslaved people on Bossue in Manchester Jamaica,  with his brother William as executors and devisees in trust of their uncle Adam Smith.

  1. In 1841 Thomas Smith farmer aged 60 born in the same county was living at Buckton, Durham, with 4 servants.


T71/860 Manchester no. 456, executors and devisees in trust under will of Adam Smith esq. (will proved 4/9/1815 [of Marylebone, PROB 11/1573]. T71/1190 identifies them as nephews of Adam Smith, and Thomas Smith as a farmer of Buckton, Co. Durham.

  1. 1841 census online.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£923 10s 4d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1815 [SY] - 1839 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1820 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (1)

Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Buckton, Northumberland, Northern England, England