Windsor

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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
1756 [EA] - 1760 [LA] → Previous owner
1759 [EA] - → Joint owner
1759 [EA] - → Joint owner
1765 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Owner
1794 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Other

Attorneys for the Assignees of Mure Atkinson & Mure made the returns for the estate

1798 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Receiver
1811 [EA] - 1832 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Agent
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£5,873 18S 11D

Notes

A sugar estate with a cattle mill from at least 1763 which also appears as a sugar estate on Robertson's map of 1804. Owned by the absentee Joseph Forster Barham from at least 1809 until his death in 1832, then inherited by his eldest son John. The enslaved people on Windsor and those on Island estates were registered as one group in the slave registers 1817-1832.


Estate Information (39)

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1756
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Estates of Alexander McFarlane Esquire deceased, in the hands of James Watson & John Harvie, Executors. Account filed by John Harvie. Serge Valley Estate, Glenn Goff Estate, Biscany, Windsor, Lenox & Forests, Bogg Pen all filed together. Crops filed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 32
1757
[Name] Windsor Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Estates of Alexander McFarlane Esquire deceased, in the hands of James Watson & John Harvie, Executors. Account filed by James Watson. Serge Island Plantation, Glenn Goff plantation, Biscany Plantation, Windsor Plantation, Lenox Plantation all filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 60
1758
[Name] Windsor Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Estates of Alexander McFarlane Esquire deceased, in the hands of James Watson and John Harvie, executors. Account filed by John Harvie. Serge Island Plantation, Glenn Goff, Biscany Plantation, Windsor Plantation, Lenox Plantation, Forrest Penn all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 100-101
1760
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Estates of Alexander McFarlane Esquire deceased. Account field by John Harvie Esquire, executor. Serge Island, Biscany, Windsor and Lenox Plantation all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 189
1763
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Elizabeth 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)
1765
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Huthinson Mure Esq. Account filed by John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 50
1766
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Huthinson Mure Esq. Account filed by John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 156
1767
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Huthinson Mure Esq. Account filed by John Wedderburn Esq. as the late overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 156
1768
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Huthinson Mure Esq. Account filed by John Wedderburn Esq. as the late overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 157
1773
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Dunlop as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 53
1776
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by William Dunlop as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 275
1794
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn, Charles Mitchell and Alexander McLeod Esq.s attornies to the assignees of Messrs Mure, Atkinson and Mure. Account filed by Philip Jackson as overseer for the period 27/02/1794 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 115
1795
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn, Charles Mitchell and Alexander McLeod Esq.s attornies to the assignees of Messrs Mure, Atkinson and Mure. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 85
1796
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old steers, cows,bull, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to the assignees of Mure, Atkinson and Mure. Account given by James Wedderburn, Charles Mitchell and Alexander MacLeod, Esqs, attornies. Account filed by William Armstrong, overseer.

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

Owner not given. Account filed by William Armstrong, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 110
1798
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

On the order of George and Matthew Atkinson Esq.s receivers. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 81
1799
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

On the order of Matthew Atkinson Esq. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer for the year 1799 to July 1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 68
1799
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Elizabeth as a sugar estate with two cattle mills 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] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, hire of enslaved people  
 

On the order of Matthew Atkinson Esq receiver. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer for the year 1800 to 01/07/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 109-110
1801
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Delivered by order of Matthew Atkinson Esq, receiver. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 150
1803
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

On the order of Matthew Atkinson Esq receiver. Account filed by William Armstrong as overseer for the year 1803 to 01/07/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 9
1804
[Name] Windsor Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, old steers  
 

Account given in the name of Matthew Atkinson, Esq, receiver. Account filed by William Armstrong,overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 79
1807
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Disposal of crop delivered by order of Messers Atkinson Bogle and Co. Account filed by Robert Ferguson as overseer. Filed for 1807 (to the 1st July).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 49
1808
[Name] Windsor  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Disposal of estate produce thereof delivered by order of Messers Atkinson, Bogle and Co. Esq. Account filed by George D. Badley.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 189
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 374(Tot) 190(F) 184(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Racker Webb as attorney to Joseph Foster Barham Esquire. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/166 1014-1023
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 370(Tot)  
[Name] The Island and Windsor  
[Stock] 217  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 369(Tot)  
[Name] The Island and Windsor  
[Stock] 214  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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] 370(Tot) 195(F) 175(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of David Morrice as agent for Joseph Foster Barham Esquire. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/167 456-458
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 232(Tot)  
[Name] The Island and Windsor  
[Stock] 232  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 183(Tot)  
[Name] Windsor  
[Stock] 250  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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] 183(Tot)  
[Name] Windsor  
[Stock] 282  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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] 365(Tot) 190(F) 175(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of David Morrice as attorney to Joseph Foster Barham. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/168 461-463
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot)  
[Name] Windsor  
[Stock] 292  
 

Registered to Joseph Foster Barham.

 
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] 355(Tot) 187(F) 168(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Duncan Robertson and William Ridgard as attorneys to Joseph Foster Barham. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/169 621-623
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 348(Tot) 183(F) 165(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of W. Ridgard and D. Robertson as attorneys to Joseph Foster Barham Esquire. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/172 [Unpaginated]
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot)  
[Name] Windsor  
[Stock] 313  
 

Registered to Joseph F. Barham.

 
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] 279(Tot) 129(F) 150(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Wm Ridyard and Duncan Robertson as attornies for Joseph Foster Barham Esquire. Assumed to be both Island and Windsor estates.

 
T71/176 43
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 166(Tot)  
[Name] Windsor  
[Stock] 313  
 

Registered to Joseph F. Barham.

 
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] Island and Windsor  
[Size] 5011  
 

Registered to John Barham.

 
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.