Lancaster

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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
- 30/10/1731 [ED] → Owner
30/10/1731 [SD] - 19/10/1765 [ED] → Owner
19/10/1765 [SD] - 1791 [EY] → Tenant-for-life
1791 [SY] - → Tenant-for-life
1741 [EA] - 1744 [LA] → Previous owner
1765 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Previous owner
1797 [EA] - 1800 [LA] → Guardian

Shown as 'under the care and direction of': possibly attorney rather than guardian.

1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Trustee
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Agent
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Trustee
1834 [EA] - → Trustee

Associated Claims (1)

£3,127 3S 1D

Estate Information (42)

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1741
[Name] Lancasters  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Estate of Collonel John Foster deceased under the direction of Florentius Vassell Esq. executor. Account filed by Florentius Vassell executor of Collonel John Foster deceased and Robert Wright Principal Servant managing the estate of the said Collonel John Foster. The estates of Elime, Two Mile Wood, Lancasters, Dawkins and the unamed estate were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 123
1742
[Name] Lancasters  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Filed for 1742 (up to 26th Nov). Estate of Collonel John Foster deceased under the direction of Florentius Vassell Esq. executor. Account filed by Florentius Vassell executor of Collonel John Foster deceased and Robert Wright as overseer of the estate. The estates of Two Mile Wood, Lancasters and Dawkins were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 200
1743
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Accounts filed from 26th Nov 1742 - 31st Dec 1743. Estate of Collonel John Foster deceased under the direction of Florentius Vassall executor of the said Collonel John Foster. Account filed by Robert Wright as overseer. The estates of John Foster (Two Mile Wood, Lancaster, Dawkins's and The Island) were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 65
1744
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Estate of Collonel John Foster deceased under the direction of Florentius Vassell executor of the said Collonel John Foster deceased. Account filed by Robert Wright as overseer. The estates of Twomilewood, Island and Lancaster were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 104
1763
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Elizabeth in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a water mill.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1765
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Forster Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Johnson as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 155
1768
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to Thomas Foster Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Peart as attorney to the executors of Thomas Foster Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 147
1772
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Henry Crop late a clerk and book keeper to Lancaster plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 57-8
1789
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Samuel Warren Foster Esquire deceased under the care and direction of Robert Peart and Robert Wilson Esquires attornies to the executor for the deceased. Account filed by Thomas Foster as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 266
1790
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] Cotton, sugar  
 

Belonging to Charles Foster a minor under the age of 21, under the care and management of the Hon. John Cope his guardian appointed by the High Court of Chancery of Jamaica. Account filed by Thomas Foster as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 63-65 [f.26-27]
1791
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood  
 

Belonging to Charles Foster a minor under the age of 21, under the care and management of the Hon. John Cope his guardian appointed by the High Court of Chancery of Jamaica. Account filed by Robert Peart attorney for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 387-388 [f.189]
1792
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Charles Foster, a minor under the age of 21 years, under the care and management of John Cope Esquire as guardian appointed by the High Court of Chancery, Jamaica. Account filed by John Robinson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 135 [f.68]
1793
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heir of Samuel Warrem Foster deceased. Account filed by John Robinson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 442-443 [f.222]
1794
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of Charles Foster a minor under the care and direction of Robert Peart Esq. Account filed by John Robinson as overseer for the period 01/01/1794 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 3-4
1795
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people, hire of cart  
 

Account filed by George Swiney gent for the period 01/01/1795 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 140-141
1796
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, fat cattle, hire of enslaved people, jobbing  
 

Belonging to the late Robert Peart Esq deceased. Account given by George Sweeney, clerk to the late Robert Peart Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 82
1797
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, hire of enslaved people  
 

Property of Charles Foster a minor under the care and direction of William Hay Davis Esq. Account filed by Samuel Barry as overseer for the period 01/01/1797 to 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 34
1798
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Samuel Barry overseer. The property of Charles Foster Esq under the care and direction of William Hay Davis Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 50
1799
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old copper, cattle, rents, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging the heirs of J W Forsters Esq deceased under the care of William Hay Davis Esq. Account filed by Samuel Barry as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 29-30
1799
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Elizabeth 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.
1800
[Name] Lancaster Estate  
[Crop] sugar, logwood and rum (?)  
 

Belonging to the Heirs of Samuel Warren Foster deceased. Under the care and direction of William Davis Esq (now deceased), Guardian. Account filed by Samuel Barry as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 137
1804
[Name] Lancaster Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum, cattle, hire of enslaved people, cart hire, steers, calves and fat cattle  
 

Belonging to Charles Foster, Esq. Account given in the names of J M Cooper and P White, Esqs, attorneys for said estate. Account filed by Cornelius Gamon, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 156
1807
[Name] Lancaster  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, fire bricks and hire of enslaved people  
 

Account filed by Cornelius Gamon as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 5
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 210  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 130  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co1.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 158(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 140  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot) 89(F) 70(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Daly as attorney to Charles Foster and Edward Wilson Esquires.

 
T71/164 297-301
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 138  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 165(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 129  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_09.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 91(F) 72(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of David Morrice as agent for Charles Foster and Edward Wilson.

 
T71/167 458-460
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 201  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 158(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 132  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot) 91(F) 68(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of David Morrice as agent for Charles Foster and Edward Wilson the owner and trustee.

 
T71/168 454-455
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 151(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 125  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot) 93(F) 68(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Duncan Robertson and William Ridgard as trustees to Charles Foster and Edward Wilson.

 
T71/169 618-619
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 120  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot) 91(F) 71(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of W. Ridgard and D. Robertson as attorneys to Charles Foster Esquire.

 
T71/172 [Unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 132  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 165(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 165  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot) 93(F) 74(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Ridgard and Duncan Robertson as attornies to Charles Foster Esquire.

 
T71/176 380
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot)  
[Name] Lancaster  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to Charles Foster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Lancaster  
[Size] 1500  
 

Registered to John Forster.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Eliza.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.