Pennant's Thomas River

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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
1799 [EA] - → Owner

Notes

Plotted as a sugar estate in Clarendon in James Robertson's 1804 map of Jamaica but not identified in other sources.


Estate Information (8)

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1783
[Name] Thomas River  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estates of the Right Hon. Lord Penryn were listed as Denbigh, Thomas River, Kupins and Coats - all in Clarendon. Account filed by John Foxon as clerk to Mr Alexander Falconer the attorney to Lord Penryn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 87
1785
[Name] Lord Penrhyn's Estate  
[Crop] sugar, cattle  
 

Account filed by Alexander Falconer, attorney to Lord Penrhyn. Assumed to be Denbigh, Thomas River, Kupius and Cotes.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 53
1798
[Name] Pennants T.River  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Clarendon 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1800
[Name] Thomas River Estate  
[Crop] sugar (?)  
 

Belonging to the Right Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Alexander Falconer as attorney to Lord Penrhyn. Thomas River and Denbigh Estate and Cotes Penn filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 102
1801
[Name] Thomas River  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The properties of the Rt Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by John Fleming, Clerk to Alexander Falconer Esq, Attorney to Lord Penrhyn. Denbigh Estate, Thomas River, Coles Pen and Kupuis filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 165
1803
[Name] Thomas River Estate  
[Crop] Possibly livestock, illegible  
 

Belonging to the Rt Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account filed in the name of John Carstairs (status not given). Thomas River & Keepers? Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 51
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 861(Tot) 461(F) 400(M)  
[Name] Thomas River Estate, Kupuis Estate, Denbigh Estate, Cotes Pen  
 

In the possession of James Laing and George William Hamilton as attornies to George Hay Dawkins Pennant Esquire.

 
T71/60 388
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 821(Tot)  
[Name] Thomas River Estate, Kupuis Estate, Denbigh Estate, Cotes Pen  
 

In the possession of George William Hamilton and Hibbert Oates and William Rose as attornies for George Hay Dawkins Pennant Esquire. Previous entry for 861 enslaved. This present entry shows an increase of 14 and decease of 35 on Denbigh Estate; an increase of 10 and a decrease of 21 on Thomas River Estate; and increase of 11 and a decrease of 25 on Kupuis estate; and an increase of 17 and a decrease of 11 on Cote's Pen.

 
T71/61 360