Holland Estate and 'Shaws'

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Associated People (14)

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
1762 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Owner

The estate appears to have come to Wastel Brisco through his marriage to Deborah Campbell nee Woodstock, the heiress of her brother Barnard Andreis Woodstock.

1771 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Attorney
1797 [EA] - 1818 [LA] → Owner

Although there is no explicit signal of the transition in the Slave Registers, it is known that Peter Campbell died c. 1818 leaving the estates of Fish River, Holland and Petersville to his son Peter Campbell of Kilmory.

1817 [EA] - → Overseer
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1818 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Owner

Although there is no explicit signal of the transition in the Slave Registers, it is known that Peter Campbell died c. 1818 leaving the estates of Fish River, Holland and Petersville to his son Peter Campbell of Kilmory.

1823 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Trustee
1829 [EA] - → Trustee
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (2)

£5,624 3S 1D
£2,074 14S 10D

Estate Information (56)

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1762
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 17
1763
[Name] Holland  
[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)
1763
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 70
1764
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 106
1766
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cooper.  
 

Belonging to William Philip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney.

NB this appears anomalous given Wastel Briscoe was shown as the owner both before and after this 1766 entry

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 7
1767
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 69
1768
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cooper.  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 118
1769
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by Benjamin Dockeray as overseer on the intsruction of John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 151
1770
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. and under the care and direction of John Brisco Esq. Account filed by William Sanden as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 21
1771
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. Account filed by William Souden as overseer on the intsruction of John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 62
1771
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. and under the care and direction of Peter Campbell Esq. Account filed by Thomas Finlayson as overseer on the intsruction of John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 49
1772
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. and under the care and direction of Peter Campbell Esq. Account filed by Thomas Finlayson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 198
1774
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle  
 

Belonging to Wastel Brisco Esq. and under the care and direction of Neil Campbell Esq. Account filed by Thomas Finlayson as overseer on the intsruction of John Brisco as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 81
1775
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Finlason as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 1
1783
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Wastel Briscoe Esq. Produce shipped and sold by Peter Campbell Esq. his attorney. Account filed by Robert Glasgow as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 104
1796
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] Steer, cows and heifers, mules,hire of enslaved people, sugar, rum  
 

Account given by John Campbell Esq. filed by Robert Glasgow.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1796
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] Steers, cows, heifers, hire of enslaved people  
 

Account given by John Campbell Esq. Account filed by Robert Glasgow. Summary states Portland Estate not Holland?

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Holland Estates  
[Crop] sugar, rum, meagre steers, mule  
 

Belonging to Peter Campbell, Esq. Account given by John Campbell, Esq, attorney. Account filed by Robert Glasgow, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 156
1798
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

In the possession of the Hon John Campbell Esq attorney to Peter Campbell Esq. Account filed by Robert Glasgow as overseer for the period 01/01/1798 to 01/01/1799

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 201
1799
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, hire of enslaved people  
 

In the possession of the Peter Campbell Esq. Account filed by Robert [Glen . . .] as overseer for the period 01/01/1799 to 31/12/1799

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 79
1799
[Name] Holland  
[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] Holland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle and mules  
 

Account filed by Robert Glasgow for the period 01/01/1800 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 135-136
1801
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

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

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 214
1803
[Name] Holland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owners name not given. Account filed in the name of John Watson, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 62
1807
[Name] Holland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Watson as overseer. Filed for 1st Nov 1806-1st Nov 1807.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 186-187
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 421(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 202  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell.

 
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] 409(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell.

 
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] 103(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell senior.

 
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] 378(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 238  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell senior.

 
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] 337(Tot) 166(F) 171(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Philip Anglin Scarlett as attorney to Peter Campbell Esquire.

 
T71/166 924-933
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 40(Tot) 22(F) 18(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Philip Anglin Scarlett as agent to Peter Campbell junior Esquire.

 
T71/166 933-934
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot) 47(F) 56(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Peter Campbell Esquire as owner, although signed for by Robert Blair the overseer.

 
T71/164 49-52
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 369(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 153  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell.

 
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] 363(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 173  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell.

 
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] 37(Tot) 20(F) 17(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of P. A. Scarlett as agent to Peter Campbell.

 
T71/167 570-571
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 322(Tot) 160(F) 162(M)  
[Name] Holland Estate  
 

In the possession of P. A. Scarlett as attorney to Peter Campbell on Holland Estate.

 
T71/167 569-570
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 350(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell.

 
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] 35(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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] 306(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 160  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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] 308(Tot) 158(F) 150(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Eliza Woollery Campbell and Caroline Barclay Campbell owners on Holland Estate.

 
T71/168 750-751
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 33(Tot) 17(F) 16(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Eliza Woollery Campbell and Caroline Barclay Campbell.

 
T71/168 770-771
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 293(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 32(Tot)  
[Name] Shaw's House  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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] 297(Tot) 150(F) 147(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Eliza Woollery Campbell and Caroline Barclay Campbell.

 
T71/169 817-818
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 31(Tot) 16(F) 15(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Eliza Woollery Campbell and Caroline Barclay Campbell.

 
T71/169 818-819
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 280(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 186  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 31(Tot)  
[Name] Shaw's House  
 

Registered to Peter Campbell deceased.

 
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] 291(Tot) 153(F) 138(M)  
[Name] Holland Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams and William Grignon as attornies for Jas Scarlett and John Deffell Esquires trustees of P. Campbell.

 
T71/174 [Unpaginated]
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 32(Tot) 16(F) 16(M)  
[Name] Shaws Pen  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Lady Orde, Miss Caroline B. Campbell owners.

 
T71/173 [Unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 322(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 182  
 

Registered to Campbell.

 
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] 419(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 352  
 

Registered to Campbell.

 
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] 114(Tot) 57(F) 57(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James MacDonald as attorney to John Gladstone, Smith, Payne & Smith and Divie Robertson. All purchased from Roseberry Estate. Note the slave register entry for Roseberry estate states these enslaved people were moved to Holland Estate, hence this identification.

 
T71/176 398-399
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James McDonald as attorney.

 
T71/176 171
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 322(Tot)  
[Name] Holland  
[Stock] 200  
 

Registered to Campbell.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Shaws  
 

Registered to Campbell.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 27(Tot) 12(F) 15(M)  
[Name] Shaws  
 

In the possession of James McDonald as attorney.

 
T71/176 170