Jamaica: St Mary’s Parish; Tacky’s Rebellion. 100s-1000s.
St. Vincent: First Carib War, with Black Caribs led by Chatoyer. 1000s.
Tobago: November. Revolt at Courland Bay, led by Sandy. 10s.
Tobago: June. Revolt at Bloody Bay. 10s.
Demerara (2 Revolts); (Genovese 1981)
Belize: Easter. Revolt on Belize River. 100s.
Demerara (Genovese 1981)
Tobago: March. Revolt at Queen’s Bay. 10s.
Demerara (Genovese 1981)
Jamaica: July. Afro-creole plot, Hanover parish, led by Sam, Charles, Caesar, and others. 1000s.
St. Kitts: Easter. Abortive Afro-creole plot. 100s.
Dominica: First Maroon War, under leadership of Balla, Pharcell, and others. 1000s.
Bahamas: Armed runaways lurking in Blue Hills, New Providence. 10s.
Demerara: 1 plantation. Widespread conspiracy.
Tortola: May. Revolt on Pickering’s estate. 100s.
Saint Lucia: January. Soufrière. 1 plantation.
Dominica: January. Work stoppage/ desertion/ confrontation. 100s.
Dominica: January. Free coloured leader. 1 white killed.
Saint Domingue: August-November. North Province. 100,000+
Jamaica: Islandwide slave unrest after news from Haiti. 100s.
Saint Domingue. Revolt spreads beyond North. 1,000s.
Trinidad: 2 conspiracies in south and north.
Guyana: Slave revolt in Dutch Demerara, in conjunction with maroons. 1000s.
Dominica: May. Colihaut uprising, involving some slaves. 100s.
St. Vincent: Second Carib War, under leadership of Chatoyer and Duvallé. 1000s.
Jamaica: July-March. Second Maroon War in Trelawny and St. James’s parishes. 100s.
Grenada: Fédon’s rebellion, involving majority of island’s slaves. Many 1000s.
St. Lucia: Brigand’s War, involving many slaves. 1000s.
Tobago: Christmas. Afro-creole plot, centred on western half of island. 7 slaves executed. 100s.
Dominica: April. “Black Man” mutiny of the Eighth West India Regiment. 100s.
Jamaica: June. Kingston, 2 executed.
Trinidad: Christmas. Plot among francophone slaves around Careenage and Maraval. 4 slaves executed. 100s.
Jamaica: Saint George’s. 1 slave executed. 10s.
Tobago: December. Proto-peasant unrest, with march on Government House. 100s.
Demerara: December. 20 slaves arrested. 9 executed.
Jamaica: March. Kingston. 2 executed.
Dominica: Second Maroon War, led by Quashie, Apollo, Jacko, and others. 1000s.
Belize: Disturbance on New River. 100s.
Jamaica: December. Christmas. Ibo-led plot, Saint Elizabeth. 250 Africans. 1 hanged. 100s.
Barbados: Easter. Bussa’s rebellion, centred on St. Philip’s parish. Many 1000s. (120 slaves killed, 144 executed and 132 deported)
Belize: Easter. Revolt on New River, led by Will and Sharper. 100s.
Tortola: Second Pickering slaves’ revolt. 100s.
Jamaica: Widespread plots and unrest, especially in Hanover parish, where it was popularly called the “Argyle War.” 1000s.
Guyana: August. Rebellion on East Coast, Demerara, led by Quamina, Jack Gladstone, and many others. Many 1000s.
Bahamas: June. Pompey’s revolt, Exuma Island. 10s.
Tortola. April. Revolt of Lettsome slaves. 100s.
Jamaica: Christmas. “Baptist War” in western Jamaica, led by Samuel Sharpe and others. Many 1000s.
Antigua: Widespread unrest and arson after banning of the Sunday markets. 1000s.
Tortola: September. Islandwide slave plot led by Jacob Kierney and others. 100s.
Bahamas: Widespread unrest in Exuma, Eleuthera, Cat Islands. 100s.
St. Kitts: Widespread unrest over apprenticeship. 1000s.
Trinidad: Daaga’s mutiny in the First West India Regiment. 100s.
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