Hopewell Estate

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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
1810 [EA] - 1830 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Previous owner
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (1)

£6,338 5S 10D

Estate Information (23)

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1798
[Name] Hopewell  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Mary as a sugar estate with a watermill, a windmill and a cattle mill in James Robertson's 1804 map of Jamaica.

 
To the King's most excellent Majesty, this map of the island of Jamaica, constructed from actual surveys. . . (London, J. Robertson, 1804), based on Robertson's survey of the county of Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 446(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 440  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell Estate and Hopewell Pen

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Mary.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 443(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 454  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell Estate and Hopewell Pen

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812mar.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 410(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 454  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell Estate and Hopewell Pen

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 415(Tot) 230(F) 185(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Joseph Green, attorney for Charles Grant, owner.

 
T 71/33 606-618
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 414(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 457  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell Estate and Hopewell Pen

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al05.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 418(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 138  
 

Registered to Honorable Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell estate and Hopewell Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 416(Tot) 230(F) 186(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate and Penn  
 

Joseph Green, attorney for Charles Grant, owner.

 
T 71/34 110-111
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 412(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 447  
 

Registered to Honorable Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell estate and Hopewell Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 310(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
[Stock] 286  
 

Registered to Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 415(Tot) 224(F) 191(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate and Penn  
 

Charles Grant, owner.

 
T 71/35 172-174
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 305(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
[Stock] 259  
 

Registered to Charles Grant. Number of enslaved people and stock unclear.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 311(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
[Stock] 276  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
[Stock] 268  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot) 169(F) 140(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

William Kerridge, attorney to Charles Grant, owner.

 
T 71/36 104-106
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 298(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 293(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
[Stock] 285  
 

Registered to Hon. Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot) 151(F) 126(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

William Lambie, attorney to Charles Grant, owner [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/38 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 363(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell and Pen  
[Stock] 152  
 

Registered to Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 328(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
 

Registered to heirs of Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 333(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

Registered to heirs of Charles Grant.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 333(Tot) 185(F) 148(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

Robert Fairweather, attorney to the heirs of Charles Grant, deceased, owners [increase by removal from Tydixton Park Pen in St John and enrolled by William Lambie in 1829].

 
T 71/41 155
1839
[Name] Hopewell  
[Size] 1300  
 

Registered to heirs of Charles Grant. Assumed to be Hopewell Estate and Hopewell Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.