Fort Stewart 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
- 1742 [LA] → Joint owner
- 1817 [LA] → Previous owner

Registered to heirs of Alexander Stewart. This might refer to Alexander Stewart of Acton or possibly to his son. The estate was in receivership by this time.

1761 [EA] - 1764 [LA] → Owner
1767 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Receiver
1815 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Receiver
1815 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Receiver
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Receiver
1820 [EA] - → Other
1820 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people sold to this estate

1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people sold to this estate

1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people sold to this estate

1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people sold to this estate

1839 [EA] - → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£7,416 3S 3D

Estate Information (59)

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1752
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] Not specified  
 

Belonging ot the heirs of John Stewart Esq. deceased. Account filed by Dr. Mathew Gregory.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 153
1761
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and livestock  
 

Belonging to Alexander Stewart of the kingdom of Ireland. Account filed by Laughton McNeale as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 15
1762
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and livestock  
 

Belonging to Alexander Stewart of the kingdom of Ireland. Account filed by Laughton McNeale as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 15
1763
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and livestock  
 

Belonging to Alexander Stewart of the kingdom of Ireland. Account filed by Laughton McNeale as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 67
1764
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and livestock  
 

Belonging to Alexander Stewart of the kingdom of Ireland. Account filed by William Raffery as book keepr.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 108
1766
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and livestock  
 

Account filed by William Raffery as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 11
1767
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cooper and livestock  
 

Belonging to Nathaniel Barry Esq. Account filed by William Raffery, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 72
1768
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Nathaniel Barry. Account filed by William Raffery, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 130
1769
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Nathaniel Barry Esq. Account filed by William Raffery, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 186
1770
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Nathaniel Barry Esq. Account filed by Corney Daly, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 63
1771
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by Robert Lewis, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 193
1778
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Size as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 125
1778
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of John Mead Esq. Account filed by James Size as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 57
1781
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details given. Account filed by James McDonald.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 56-57
1782
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for 1781 and 1782. No ownership details. Account filed by James McDonald, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 155-156
1782
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 168
1783
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 51
1785
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald, overseer of Fort Stewart.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 58
1786
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald, overseer of Fort Stewart.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 95
1786
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 157
1787
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 144
1788
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 58-59 [f.30]
1789
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 367 f.181
1790
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 251-252
1791
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 376
1792
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 163 [f.82]
1793
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 379-380 [f.190]
1794
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 180
1795
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer for the period 01/01/1795 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 266
1796
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Fort Stewart Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by James McDonald, planter and overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 169
1798
[Name] Fort-Stewart  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St George 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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Fort Stuart Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle and horses  
 

Account filed by James McDonald for the period 31/11/1797 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 267
1799
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 221-222
1800
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer for the period 31/12/1799 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 194-195
1801
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by James McDonald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 193-194
1803
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, bricks  
 

Account filed by James McDonald as overseer for the period 01/01/1803 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 99
1807
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Under the care and direction of James McDonald as overseer. Account presented by James McDonald.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 191-192
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 223(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to Hibberts, and Co., Receivers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11George.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 62  
 

Registered to Hibbert (s) and Co. (receivers).

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812and.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 213(Tot)  
[Name] Fort-Stewart  
[Stock] 143  
 

Registered to Taylors & Simpson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 228(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 118  
 

Registered to Taylors & Simpson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot) 90(F) 89(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Simpson as Receiver for Fort Stewart Estate the property of the heirs of Alexander Stewart dec'd.

 
T71/158 54
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 230(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 128  
 

Registered to Taylor and Simpsons.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 234(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 130  
 

Registered to Thomas Addison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 218(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
 

In the possession of Thomas Addison as Receiver for Fort Stewart Estate. Increase of 39 enslaved people by purchase from William Shand as Executor to William Mackie dec'd by Thomas Addison as Receiver for Fort Stewart Estate and registered by William Shand in St George.

 
T71/159 285
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 89(Tot) 37(F) 52(M)  
[Name] Williamsfield and Fort Stewart  
 

In the possession of William Shand as trustee & Executor of William Mackie deceased and Attorney to the remaining Trustees of the said William Mackie. Registered last by William Shand as Attorney to William Mackie now deceased. Decrease of 92 enslaved people by sale (no buyers given).

 
T71/159 187
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 285(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 135  
 

Registered to Thomas Addison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 264(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 123  
 

Registered to Thomas Addison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 265(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
 

In the possession of Thomas Addison as Receiver for Fort Stewart Estate. Increase of 78 enslaved people by purchase at Marshall's Sale belonging to Walter Pollock deceased and last registered in Saint Mary.

 
T71/160 416
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot) 121(F) 131(M)  
[Name] Fort Stewart Estate  
 

In the possession of Francis Smith as Receiver for Fort Stewart Estate.

 
T71/161 53
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 38  
 

Registered to Honorable Francis Smith.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 308(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to Francis Smith.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29portgeorg.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 491(Tot) 229(F) 262(M)  
[Name] Fort Stewarts Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Gordon Esquire as Attorney of William Rowland and Samuel Mitchell Esquires. Returned last by Francis Smith Esquire as Receiver for Fort Stewarts Estate. Increase of 269 enslaved people by purchase: 116 of whom last returned in St George by Francis Treadway as Executor to Charles Merrick deceased, 70 of whom last returned in Portland by G.P. M. Downer executor & residuary devisee of W.T. Downer, 83 of whom last returned in St George by David Cohen as Attorney for Margaret Wolfe, Hymen Cohen, Judah Cohen & Aron Joseph, Trustees of Ellis Wolfe Esquire deceased.

 
T71/162 55
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 472(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 163  
 

Registered to Francis Smith.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 461(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 86  
 

Registered to Francis Smith.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 454(Tot)  
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Stock] 103  
 

Registered to Francis Smith.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 455(Tot) 215(F) 240(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Gordon as Attorney of William Rowland and Samuel Mitchell Esquire.

 
T71/163 188
1839
[Name] Fort Stewart  
[Size] 4167  
 

Registered to Roger Swire, attorney.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.