plantation slaves of Trinidad, 1783-1816

a mathematical and demographic enquiry by A. Meredith John

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Slavery -- Trinidad -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Fertility, Human -- Trinidad -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Mortality -- Trinidad -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Trinidad -- Population -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Trinidad -- Statistics, Vital -- History -- 18th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-254) and index.

StatementA. Meredith John.
GenreStatistics, Vital
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1105.T6 J65 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3435839M
ISBN 10052152699X
LC Control Number2005279435

Trinidad newspapers, and listed on estate inventories along with the livestock and the equipment. Slavery was hereditary, inherited through the mother (so the child of an enslaved mother and a free man was born a slave), and life-long. Manumission was quite rare even in the last years of slavery when Britain was supposedly trying to encourage it. (). Children and slavery in the new world: A review. Slavery & Abolition: Vol. 27, Children in European Systems of Bondage, pp. Plantation economy. After the Territory came under British control, the islands gradually became a plantation economy. As Tortola and to a lesser extent Virgin Gorda came to be settled by plantation owners, slave labour became economically essential, and there was an exponential growth in the slave population during the early 18th century. List of Negroes Belonging to J. Motte Alston Esq. - slaves listed for sale by Alston in the account book of Charleston slave trader Alonzo White, December - lists 82 slaves including Martha, who is described as "very prime but has one eye" and Arthur, who was "prime & the best driver I .

Author(s): John,A M Title(s): The plantation slaves of Trinidad, a mathematical and demographic enquiry/ A.M. John. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York, New York/Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, A. Meredith John,’ spanish Rose, British Thorn: The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, –’ (Unpublished Mss., ), Table 4– Cf. Linda A. Newson, Aboriginal and Spanish Colonial Trinidad: A Study in Culture Contact (London: Academic Press, ), p. Google Scholar. The Library of Congress has a colored lithograph (shown here); in other copies of the Bridgens book, it is in black/white. A sculptor, furniture designer and architect, Richard Bridgens was born in England in , but in he moved to Trinidad where his wife had inherited a sugar plantation, St. Clair.   The Slavery Abolition Act of didn’t just bring an end to chattel slavery, it also compensated Britain’s 46, slave owners for the loss of their “property”. As Guyana’s plantations.

Some slave narratives were crafted to enlighten white readers about the realities of slavery as an institution and the humanity of black Read More Renaissance (), the Industrial Revolution (), and World Wars I and II (). slavery. Edward Ball won the National Book Award for non-fiction in for his book Slaves in the Family. Ball's ancestors controlled many rice plantations and enslaved over 4, African Americans over.

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The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry [John, A. Meredith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, A Mathematical and Demographic EnquiryCited by:   This study of the slave population of Trinidad is based on the Trinidadian slave registrations of, andwhen the Registrar of Slaves recorded information on 17, plantation slaves.

The principal goal of the study is to draw plausible upper and lower bounds on the levels of plantation slave mortality and fertility in Trinidad Brand: Cambridge University Press. This study of the slave population of Trinidad is based on the Trinidadian slave registrations of, andwhen the Registrar of Slaves recorded information on 17, plantation slaves.

The principal goal of the study is to draw plausible upper and lower bounds on the levels of plantation slave mortality and fertility in Trinidad in the early nineteenth century. The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, by th John,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The book examines in detail the collection of the slave registration data in and the ensuing controversy over slave smuggling.

Further chapters describe Trinidad's population inincluding what little is known about the free population, the methods used in studying the mortality and fertility of the plantation slaves, the findings Pages: Get this from a library.

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Members of the staff of the Library the ex-slaves, few of the newly freed slaves engaged in steady work on. Trinidad was a late starter in the Plantation system. Prior to the population of the island was small, and until the s there were very few African slaves living on the island.

Inin an effort to increase the population, and by extension the prosperity of the island, the Spanish government, which ruled Trinidad, decided to invite. Trinidad became the first British Caribbean colony where people of colour gained their civil rights.

They paved the way for the development of an educated middle class in Trinidad. Sources: Besson, G, Brereton, B. The Book of Trinidad, Paria Publishing Co. Ltd., Campbell, C. “Trinidad’s Free Coloureds in Comparative Caribbean. The importance of women in the plantation economy is reflected in the price of female slaves between and the end of the slave trade.

The price for a “new” male slave was approximately ££70, while the price for a new female slave was approximately ££ the slaves of Trinidad were registered in accordance with an Order in The slaves were listed by name, in groups according to their owners, "plantation slaves" being distinguished from "personal slaves." The latter included unattached taskworkers, tradesmen, domestics, sailors, and port laborers.

Within each return the slaves were. Slave Registers contain information on registration of slaves including individuals and families. This was carried out approximately every three years. Arranged in chronological order, from with a break fromand thereafter by plantation or registered owner of slaves.

Many slaves were brought in from the other colonies and from Africa. Plantations were established, production of cotton and sugar began, and trade increased markedly.

Bywhen Britain seized the island from Spain, Trinidad had begun its development as a plantation economy and a slave society. Trinidad was formally ceded to Britain in This study of the slave plantation of Trinidad is based on the Trinidadian slave registration of, andwhen the Registrar of Slaves recorded information on 17, plantation slaves.

The principal goal of the study is to draw plausible upper and lower bounds on the levels of plantation slave mortality and fertility in Trinidad in the early nineteenth century.

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By A. Meredith John. New York. The plantation slaves of Trinidad, – a mathematical and demographic enquiry. Reviewed by Kenneth F. Kiple. Author information. (shelved 1 time as plantation-slavery) avg rating — 96, ratings — published Special slave censuses were kept in the early s.

They are held at The National Archives (Kew, England). Slaves are identified by given name under their masters. If you can identify your ancestor's master, this source will prove of tremendous value to your. Slaves: Plantation Societies in British America, (American Beginnings, ) The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry The South Beach Diet: A Guide for Faster Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle with Easy Meal Plan Recipes.

Amerindian (Caribs and Arawaks) people existed in Trinidad for as long as 6, years before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and numbered at le at the time of Spanish settlement in The plantation slaves of Trinidad, – a mathematical and demographic enquiry By Kenneth F. Kiple Topics: Book ReviewsAuthor: J.

Ward, A. Meredith John. Tobago Cudjoe introduces new book on Tacarigua plantation owner Elizabeth Gonzales Monday 17 September Professor Selwyn Cudjoe.

William Hardin Burnley: The Biggest Resident Slave Owner in the British Caribbean,” a book written by Professor Selwyn Cudjoe, stresses on the roles of resistance to oppression and women’s role in leading the resistance during the last days of slavery. The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, – A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry.

By A. Meredith John. New York: Cambridge University Press, In total, s slaves made up Trinidad’s slave population in the decade before emancipation. Slave Uprisings In the period following the establishment of the plantation system in Trinidad () and especially after the dramatic and devastating events of the slave uprisings in Haiti, the planters grew increasingly afraid in Trinidad.

African and Creole Slave Family Patterns in Trinidad Show all authors. B.W. Higman. B.W. Higman. University of the West Indies, Jamaica Book reviews: Meredith John, A. The plantation slaves of Trinidad, a mathemat Show details. Articles Citing this One: 11 View all > Emergent matriliny in a matrifocal, patrilineal.

On the plantation slaves continued their harsh existence, as growing sugar was gruelling work. Gangs of slaves, consisting of men, women, children and the elderly worked from dawn until dusk under.

The certification of the number of slaves on the Camden Plantation noted to be two hundred and ten () dated Trinidad 16th March by Henry Murray (Registrar of Slaves). The certification stated their names, surnames, employment, colour (i.e.

Negro or mulatto), age, stature, country of origin, tribal marks (if any) and relations (or. The lighter-skinned slaves, often the children of the owner or manager by a slave woman, were often given the better jobs, kept as house servants or trained in a skilled job.

Some slaves worked in the towns, or as boatmen. But the majority worked on the plantations, for 12 hours or more a day.

Plantation work required many hands. The Trinidad slave registration books were finally closed and submitted to the governor for his approval on 31 December the plantation slave population of Trinidad,(New York: Cambridge University Press, in press), chapter 7.

33 Maingot to Woodford, 4 Oct. ,P.R.O., CO, /40, fo. 34 African Institution. A discussion of T&T’s history of slavery from noted historian Bridget Brereton from the Trinidad Express.

As an institution, slavery in Trinidad was essentially the same as in the other Caribbean colonies, especially those belonging to France and Britain. Enslaved people were legally chattels who were bought and sold like any other type of property.This is a list of plantations and/or plantation houses in the U.S.

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