Jones's Moreland

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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
1770 [EA] - 1787 [LA] → Previous owner
1788 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

1798 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Owner

Estate Information (23)

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1770
[Name] Mooreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Hackett.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 151
1772
[Name] Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones deceased. Account filed by John James Hackett.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 148-149 f.75
1772
[Name] Mooreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Hackett.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 123
1773
[Name] Mooreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones Esq. deceased. Account filed by Patrick Lawson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 188-9
1774
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Lawson as overseer and manager of the estate of Cave Valley and Moreland, the property of John Jones Esq. deceased. Cave Valley and Moreland were listed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 28-9
1774
[Name] Mooreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Hackett.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 188
1775
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Lawson as overseer and manager of the estate of Cave Valley and Moreland, the property of John Jones Esq. deceased. Cave Valley and Moreland were listed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 30
1778
[Name] Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Jones deceased. Under the care and direction of and account filed by William Carlisle. Moreland and Cave Valley Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 146-147 f.74
1782
[Name] Jones Moreland Estate and Pen  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, logwood  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Jones Esq. deceased. Produce disposed of by William Hylton Esq. Account filed by William Oliver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 150
1787
[Name] Jones's Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Filed for 18 Oct 1786 to 1 Jul 1787. The property of the heirs of John Jones Esq deceased; account filed by Robert Dellap as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 189
1788
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Account filed by Alexander Macleod Esquire of the parish of St Catherine, attorney of Francis Workman Esquire of Barbadoes. Accounts filed for 1787-1788 [exact date unclear].

NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 216-231 f.110-117
1788
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, corn, old copper  
 

The property of the heirs of Thomas Williams Esquire deceased. Account filed by Alexander Macleod Esquire.

NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 271-272
1789
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Thomas Williams Esquire deceased in the possession of Alexander Macleod Esquire as attorney to Francis Workman Esquire the mortgagee. Account filed by William Grant. Accounts filed for 01/01/1789 to 25/08/1789.

NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 317 f.157
1790
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Thomas Williams Esquire deceased in the possession of Alexander Macleod Esquire attorney to Francis Workman Esquire the mortgagee. Account filed by Broderick Macleod as overseer. Accounts filed for 25/08/1789 to 31/12/1790.

NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 8 [f.1]
1792
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Thomas Williams Esquire deceased. Account filed by Roderick Macleod. Accounts filed for 01/01/1792 to 01/07/1792. NB this might refer to the Williams Moreland estate instead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 170
1798
[Name] Jones Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John Graham, William Fyffe and John Wedderburn Esq.s as attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account filed by Alexander Fraser as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 261
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Jones's Moreland  
 

Registered in Westmoreland in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at a vestry convened for that purpose 15/11/1799 and subsequent days. No ownership details given.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 38.
1799
[Name] Jones's Moreland  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Westmoreland as a sugar estate with a cattle mill 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.
1799
[Name] Jones' Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq attorney to John Wedderburn Esq. Account filed by Alexander Fraser as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 144-145
1801
[Name] Jones Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Ptk Miller and Samll Forrester Esquires attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account filed by David Donald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 49
1801
[Name] Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Somerville Forrester as Attornies to John Wedderburn. Account filed by David Donald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 35
1803
[Name] Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of Patrick Miller, Somerville Forrester and James Wedderburn attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account filed by Andrew Rae as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 147
1804
[Name] Jones Moreland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, old steers  
 

Account given in the names of Somerville Forrester, James Wedderburn and James Colquhoun, grant attornies to John Wedderburn, Esq. Account filed by John Burgess, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 201