Bodle's Pen

Estate Details


Associated People (12)

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
- 1740 [LA] → Previous owner

Gauci used the information from the inventories of Peter Beckford's estate.

1735 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Owner
1740 [EA] - → Not known
1740 [EA] - → Not known
1740 [EA] - → Attorney

Tentative association, may be a different Richard Beckford.

1740 [EA] - → Not known
1770 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1781 [EA] - → Previous owner
1781 [EA] - → Overseer
1791 [EA] - 1794 [LA] → Not known

Filed Accounts Produce

1801 [EA] - → Not known

Filed Accounts Produce

1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£2,731 0S 2D

Notes

Bodle's Pen was used as a storehouse and distribution point for the Beckford's Clarendon estates.


Estate Information (23)

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1740
 

The inventory of Peter Beckford's estate gave the value of the stock as £964 Jamaican pounds.

 
Perry Gauci, William Beckford First Prime Minister of the London Empire (Yale University Press, 2013), p.44
1779
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
 

The estate was owned by William Thomas Beckford.

 
Perry Gauci, William Beckford First Prime Minister of the London Empire (Yale University Press, 2013), p.148
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 180(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles Penn  
[Stock] 397  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Cath.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles Penn  
[Stock] 463  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812cat.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 461  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot)  
[Name] Bodes  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 464  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 90(F) 73(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as attorney to William Beckford Esquire.

 
T71/13 101-104
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 282  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot) 81(F) 76(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as Attorney to William Beckford.

 
T71/14 108-109
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 343  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 352  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot) 73(F) 71(M)  
[Name] Bodles Pen  
 

In the possession of William Jackson Esq as Attorney to William Beckford Esq.

 
T71/15 15
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 139(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 390  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 429  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot) 70(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Bodles Pen  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as Attorney to William Beckford Esq.

 
T71/16 140
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 398  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 147(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 372  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29stivdor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot) 72(F) 76(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Jackson Esq as Attorney to William Beckford Esq.

 
T71/17 76
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's  
[Crop] Listed as a pen so presumably livestock and possibly also provisions.  
[Stock] 377  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stiv.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's Pen  
[Stock] 351  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 143(Tot)  
[Name] Bodle's Pen  
[Stock] 351  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 143(Tot)  
[Name] Bodles Pen  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as Attorney to William Beckford Esq.

 
T71/18 329
1839
[Name] Bodle's Pen  
[Size] 1182  
 

Registered to William Beckford.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Dorothy.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.