Belle Isle

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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
1757 [EA] - 1793 [EY] → Owner
1794 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Owner
1799 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Previous owner
1811 [EA] - 1818 [EY] → Owner
1818 [EA] - → Annuitant
1834 [EA] - → Receiver
1834 [EA] - → Receiver

Associated Claims (2)

£1,744 0S 7D
£2,175 9S 7D

Estate Information (60)

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1757
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by John Venn (sp?), clerk, attorney for the store (sp?).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 72-73
1758
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Joseph Underwood, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 110-111
1759
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Joseph Underwood, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 131-132
1760
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Joseph Underwood, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 165-166
1761
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, stock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esquire, under the care of John Vern and James Anderson, attornies. Account filed by Joseph Underwood, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 212
1762
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Thomas Anderson as overseer. The Reverend Mr. John Venn as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 33
1763
[Name] Bell Isle  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Westmoreland in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with cattle and water mills.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1763
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by the Reverend Mr. John Venn as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 53
1764
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Thomas Anderson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 122
1767
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by William Graham as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 85
1768
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by William Graham as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 145
1769
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by William Graham as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 34
1770
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by William Graham as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 34
1771
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by William Graham as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 35
1772
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Thomas Anderson as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 18
1773
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Julines Herring Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 204
1774
[Name] Belle-Isle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Julines Herring Esq as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 224
1775
[Name] Bellisle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Julines Herring Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 21
1778
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Thomas Stour Esquire, Hugh White and Thomas Anderson attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 137
1782
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by James Ruecastle, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 139
1784
[Name] Bellisle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esq. Account filed by Julines Herring as one of the attorneys to Thomas Storer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 215
1787
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of John Storer Esq; account filed by Julius Hering attorney to Storer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 103
1787
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum shippped to England  
 

Property of John Storer Esq; account filed by Julius Hering attorney to Storer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 103
1787
[Name] Belle Isle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire; account filed by Julius Hering one of his attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 213
1788
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 103-104 [f.52]
1789
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 152-153 [f.77]
1790
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Jutines [Julines ?] Hering his attorney. Accounts filed for 01/01/1790 to 31/07/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 218-219 [f.110]
1791
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Julius Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 276
1792
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Julius Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 428
1793
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Storer Esquire. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney. Accounts filed for 01/01/1793 to 31/07/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 306
1794
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Anthony Morris Storer Esq. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney for the period 01/01/1794 to 31/07/1794. Frome Estate and Bellisle Estate filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 33-34
1795
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Anthony Morris Stores, Esq. Account given by Julius Herring, attorney to estate. Bellisle and Frome Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 1
1796
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Anthony Morris Storer, Esq. Account given by Julinus Herring, attorney to estate. Belleisle And Frome Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 51
1797
[Name] Belleisle Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Anthony Morris Storer, Esq. Account given by Samuel Jeffries, attorney to estate. Account filed by Thomas Hodgson, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 154
1798
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old copper  
 

Belonging to Anthony Morris Storer Esq under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries his attorney. Account filed by James Brodie Rose as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 206
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Belle Isle  
 

Registered in Westmoreland in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at a vestry convened for that purpose 15/11/1799 and subsequent days. No ownership details given.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 37.
1799
[Name] Belleisle  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Westmoreland as a sugar estate with a watermill 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.
1799
[Name] Bellisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, some cattle  
 

Property of Anthony Morris Storer Esq deceased under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries attorney. Account filed by James Brodie Rose as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 90
1800
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, poultry, old iron  
 

Estate of Anthony Morrice Stone Esq deceased under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries attorney for the executors for the estate. Account filed by Alexander Rose as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 100
1802
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the late Anthony Morris Storer Esq deceased and in the possession of the Hon Peachy (?) and Beeston Long Esquires, under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries, Attorney for said Estate. Account filed by James Brodie Rose as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 222
1803
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of Anthony Morris Stone Esq deceased under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries attorney to the Hon John Peachy [?] and Buston [?] Long Esq.s trustees in possession of the estate. Account filed by James Brodie Rose as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 90
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 243(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 207  
 

Registered to Anthony Gilbert Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 190  
 

Registered to Anthony Gilbert Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 1020(Tot) 550(F) 470(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

First group: 829 enslaved people "In the possession of Anthony Gilbert Storer as owner" (appears to be an amalgamated group of the enslaved people on Belleisle, Carysfort, Froome and Fontabelle who were 'owned' by Storer rather than being entailed). Second group: 191 enslaved people entailed on the same estates.

 
T71/178 334-336
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 279(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 249  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 240  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 911(Tot) 485(F) 426(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

An amalgamation of enslaved people on Belleisle, Froome, Fontabelle and Carysfort estates. First group: 738 enslaved people in the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver to the estate of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased. Second group: 173 enslaved people in the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the entailed estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased.

 
T71/179 Book 27 1
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 249  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 222  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 233(Tot) 115(F) 118(M)  
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
 

In possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the entailed estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (50 men and 64 women). In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (68 men and 51 women).

 
T71/180 Book 9 29-30
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 230  
 

Registered to estate of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 82  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 223(Tot) 110(F) 113(M)  
[Name] Belle Isle  
 

In possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the entailed estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (46 men and 60 women). In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (67 men and 50 women).

 
T71/181 354-357
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 57  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 239(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 214(Tot) 110(F) 104(M)  
[Name] Belleisle  
 

In possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the entailed estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (49 men and 65 women). In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver for the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased (55 men and 45 women)

 
T71/186 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 232(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 107  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 225(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 118  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 111(Tot) 62(F) 49(M)  
[Name] Belleisle Estate  
 

In the possession of Ann K. Storer as receiver of the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer Esquire deceased.

 
T71/188 231
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 219(Tot)  
[Name] Belleisle  
[Stock] 109  
 

Registered to heirs of Anthony G. Storer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Westmd.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.