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Plantation Ross (Peter Fairbairn)

Plantation Ross, on the west sea coast of Berbice, was formed from what had been plantations Ross, Brahan, Kingillie and Britannia. A spreadsheet detailing the slaves names etc is available for download from the library page of this site.

There were 138 slaves, as follows:

Male 78
Female 60

African-born 87
Creole 51

Black 132
Coloured 6

47 of the slaves were aged 16 or under, all of these born in Berbice, including the 6 'coloured' children.

Occupations:

 

None         26
Light work 21
Domestic 11
Field work 57
Carpenter 5
Boat carpenter 1
Stock keeper 6
Nurse 2
Driver 2
Jobbing 2