Golden Grove 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
1799 [EA] - 1800 [LA] → Joint owner
1810 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

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£3,674 19S 6D

Estate Information (27)

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1799
[Number of enslaved people] 147(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered in Hanover to Hudson and McKenzie with 147 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, return given at a vestry meeting 23/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 24.
1799
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William and Alexander McKenzie Esq.s. Account filed by James Bryant as overseer for the period 31/12/1798 to 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 58-59
1799
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Hanover as a sugar estate with 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1800
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Hudson and Alexander McKenzie Esquires. Account filed by James Bryant as overseer. Accounts filed for 1799-1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 pp.11-12
1807
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by Richard Homes as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 143
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 715(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove etc.  
[Stock] 974  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson. Assumed to include Silver Grove, Ramble Pen and Beans Estate.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.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] 695(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove etc.  
[Stock] 556  
 

Registered to William Hudson deceased. Assumed to include Silver Grove, Ramble Pen and Beans Estate.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 190(Tot)  
[Name] Golden-Grove  
[Stock] 151  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 203  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot) 125(F) 132(M)  
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
 

In possession of David Richards and William Miller as attorneys to the trustees of the heir of William Hudson deceased.

 
T71/190 380-384
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 256(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 204  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 196  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
 

In the possession of William Miller as attorney to the executors and trustees of William Hudson Esquire deceased.

 
T71/191 292-293
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hudson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 157  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 248(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Miller Esquire as attorney to William Hudson Heaven Esq. Proprietor.

 
T71/192 235-237
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 148  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 218(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
 

In the possession of William Miller & James Heaven as attornies to William Hudson Heaven Esq., proprietor.

 
T71/193 68-69
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 215(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 213(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 208(Tot) 105(F) 103(M)  
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
 

In the possession of James Heaven as attorney of William Hudson Heaven an absentee.

 
T71/195 168
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 209(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 211(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 400(Tot)  
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Stock] 50  
 

Registered to William H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 199(Tot) 94(F) 105(M)  
[Name] Golden Grove Estate  
 

In the possession of James Heaven as attorney for Golden Grove Estate the property of William H. Heaven Esq.

 
T71/198 290
1839
[Name] Golden Grove  
[Size] 1093  
 

Registered to Wm. H. Heaven.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.