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Associated People (1)

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
1792 [EA] - → Owner

Estate Information (2)

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[Number of enslaved people] 26(Tot)  
[Name] Palmira  
[Stock] 21  

Possibly the same Palmira owned by William White in 1792, although with a small number of enslaved people for a sugar estate (White owned 583 other enslaved people on Flat Point and Llandovery at the same date).

'A List of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly... transcribed from papers presented to the British Museum by Charles E. Long ref. Add. 12435' transcribed at
[Name] Palmira  
[Crop] Sugar  

Plotted in St Ann as a sugar estate with a cattlemill 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.