Fontabelle

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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
- 13/06/1818 [ED] → Owner
1760 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Joint owner

In right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

1794 [EA] - 1797 [LA] → Trustee

Trustee of John Lewis

1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Receiver
1820 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Previous owner
1832 [EA] - → Receiver

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£2,567 12S 5D

Estate Information (43)

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1760
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 48
1761
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 48
1762
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 48
1763
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

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

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1763
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 49
1764
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 49
1765
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 47
1766
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 46
1767
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 47
1768
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Bosley in right of his wife Ann Katherine Bosley to the estate of John Lewis Jun. Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 47
1769
[Name] Fontibell  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to William Boseley Esquire (in right of his wife Ann Catherine Boseley to the estate of John Lewis Junior Esq. deceased). Under the care and direction of William Boseley Esq. and William Wollery.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 195
1770
[Name] Fontibell  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to William Boseley Esquire (in right of his wife Ann Catherine Boseley to the estate of John Lewis Junior Esq. deceased). Under the care and direction of William Boseley Esq. and William Wollery.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 195
1793
[Name] Fontabell Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Emery King as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 375-376 [f.188]
1794
[Name] Fontabell Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esq trustee of John Lewis Esq. Account filed by Thomas Emery King as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 114-115
1795
[Name] Fontabell Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn Esq trustee for John Lewis Esq. Account filed by James Potter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 80
1796
[Name] Fontabell Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cows, steers  
 

Belonging to John Lewis. Account given by James Wedderburn, trustee. Account filed by James Potter, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Fontabelle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn deceased (17/07/1797) trustee to John Lewis Esq. Account filed by James Potter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 21
1798
[Name] Fontebelle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq administrator to the estate of James Wedderburn Esq deceased. Account filed by James Potter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 163
1799
[Name] Fonta[belle]  
[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] Fontabell Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq. Account filed by James Potter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 15-16
1800
[Name] Fontebelle Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Samwell Forrester, attornies to the Trustees. Account filed by James Potter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 47-48
1801
[Name] Fontibelle Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Somerville Forrester, Attornies to John Wedderburn. Account filed by James Potter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 15
1804
[Name] Fontabelle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, fat old steers  
 

Account given in the names of Somerville Forrester, James Wedderburn and James Colquhoun, grant attornies to John Wedderburn, Esq. Account filed by Alexander Rose, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 199
1807
[Name] Fontibelle  
[Crop] sugar, rum, coal and cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn, James Colquhun Grant and John Blyth as attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account presented by William Miller as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 156
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 172  
 

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] 297(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 340  
 

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] 247(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 234  
 

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] 223(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 223  
 

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] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 216  
 

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] 204(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 188  
 

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] 165(Tot) 91(F) 74(M)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver of the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased.

 
T71/180 Book 9 23-26
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 191(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 194  
 

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] 191(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 60  
 

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] 154(Tot) 87(F) 67(M)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
 

In the possession of Joseph S. Williams as receiver for the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased.

 
T71/181 354-356
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 68  
 

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] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 62  
 

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] 155(Tot) 92(F) 63(M)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as receiver of the estates of Anthony Gilbert Storer deceased.

 
T71/186 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 77  
 

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] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 90  
 

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] 156(Tot)  
[Name] Fontabelle  
[Stock] 85  
 

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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot) 82(F) 62(M)  
[Name] Fontabelle Estate  
 

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

 
T71/188 219