Coley

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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
1821 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1821 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1821 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1827 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Not known
1736 [EA] - → Heir

Co-heir with her sisters after the inferred death of her brother Richard Nicoll Thompson

1736 [EA] - → Heir

Co-heir with her sisters after the inferred death of their brother Richard Nicoll Thompson. She still held a third share when she made her will in 1788.

1736 [EA] - → Heir

Co-heir with her sisters after the inferred death of their brother Richard Nicoll Thompson. She still held a third share when she made her will in 1788.

1740 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Previous owner
1769 [EA] - 1769 [LA] → Joint owner
1773 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Joint owner
1800 [EA] - 1821 [EY] → Joint owner
1810 [EA] - 1827 [EY] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

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£4,251 2S 11D

Estate Information (63)

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1740
[Name] [no name given]  
[Crop] sugar, cocoa nuts, peas, corn, livestock and hire of enslaved people  
 

The estate of John Hanbury Taylor a minor come to the hands of Patrick Taylor the only acting executor of the last will and testament of George Hanbury Taylor Esq. deceased father of the said minor and guardian appointed by the said will. Account filed by Patrick Taylor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 53
1740
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Thompson deceased and come through the hands of Edward Manning as attorney to the heirs of the said Richard Thompson. Account filed by Edward Manning as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 69
1741
[Name] [no name given]  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock, corn, peas, cocoa nutts and hire of enslaved people  
 

Estate of John Hanbury Taylor a minor came to the hands of Patrick Taylor only acting executor of the last will and testament of George Hanbury Taylor Esq. deceased father of the said minor and guardian appointed by the said will.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 154
1742
[Name] [no name given]  
[Crop] sugar, rum, corn, peas and cocoa nuts  
 

Estate of John Hanbury Taylor a minor. Account of the estate that hath come to the hands of Patrick Taylor only acting executor of the last will and testament of George Hanbury Taylor deceased father of the said minor and guardian appointed by the said will. Account filed by the said Patrick Taylor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 48
1742
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Matthias Philp Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 4
1743
[Name] [no name given]  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people, corn, cocoa nutts and cattle  
 

Estate of John Hanbury Taylor a minor which hath come into the hands of Patrick Taylor executor of the last will and testament of George Hanbury Taylor deceased, guardian of the person and estate of John Hanbury Taylor a minor son of the said George Hanbury Taylor deceased. Account filed by the said Patrick Taylor as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 83
1752
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account of part of the produce of the estate which came into the hands of John Wyllys, Charles Spencer and George Paplay as attorneys to the heirs of Richard Thompson Esq. deceased for their half part of the plantation in partnership with George Bennett Esq. deceased. Account filed by the said Charles Spencer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 141
1753
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Messers Thompson & Bennett. Account of the produce of the estate received and sold by Spencer & Paplay as attorneys and factors, filed by George Paplay of the parish of Kingston merchant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 170
1754
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

In the possession of Spencer & Paplay as attorneys. Account of the produce of the estate sold by Spencer & Paplay as factors, filed by George Paplay of the parish of Kingston merchant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 179
1755
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Heirs of Richard Thompson Esquire dceased, in the possession of Spencer and Paplay, attorneys. Account filed by George Paplay, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 21
1769
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Owned in mateship between George Roswell Bennett Esq. and the heirs of the late Richard Thompson Esq. deceased. Account filed by Alexander Graeme as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 196
1771
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Jenkyn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 181
1773
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Held in partnership between the heirs of Richard Thompson Esq. deceased and John Hanberry Taylor Esq. Account filed by John Robertson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 195
1774
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Held in partnership between the heirs of Richard Thompson Esq. deceased and John Hanberry Taylor Esq. Account filed by John Robertson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 246
1775
[Name] Coley  
 

'Lease 12/04/1775 Between Jane Thompson; [Frances] Thompson of Coley on the County of Berks spinsters; Philip Jennings of [Indelson =Duddelston] Hall in the County of [Salop] [Shropshire?]; Jane [sic] Ann his wife (late Ann Thompson); John Daburn [=Hanbury] Taylor of the Parish of Kingston in the County of Surrey in the island of Jamaica for lease of Coley Plantation in the Parish of St. Thomas in the island of Jamaica. Also lists slaves, their names and their value.'

C DDI/2/12 http://catalogue.hullhistorycentre.org.uk/files/c-ddi.pdf [accessed 24/05/2018]

1781
[Name] Coley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

belonging to John Hanburry Taylor Esquire Deceased. Account filed by Colin Donaldson, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 44
1782
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to John Hanbury Taylor Esquire deceased in the possession & under direction and management of William Mitchell Esquire his Executor & trustee. Account filed by William McIver, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 215
1783
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Belonging to John Hanbury Taylor Esq. deceased and under the care and direction of William Mitchell Esq.as his executor and trustee.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 24
1784
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Esq. trustee and only acting executor of John Hanbury Taylor Esq. deceased. Account filed by David William McIver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 202
1786
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to John Hanbury Taylor Esq deceased, in the possession and under the management and direction of William Mitcheel, his executor and trustee. Account filed by William M Iver, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 166
1787
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Esq trustee and executor of John Hanbury Taylor /esq deceased; account filed by William M Iver, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 116
1787
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to John Hanbury Taylor Esq deceased in the possession of and under the management and direction of William Mitchell Esq receiver; account filed by William McIver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 90
1788
[Name] Coley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to John Hanbury Taylor Esquire deceased in the possession of and under the management of William Mitchell Esquire receiver. Account filed by William McIver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 228-229 f.124
1789
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of John Hanbury Taylor Esquire deceased in the possession of William Mitchell the receiver appointed by the court of Chancery. Account filed by Will. McIver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 337 f.166
1790
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Hanbury Taylor Esquire deceased in the possession of William Mitchell Esquire the receiver appointed by the Court of Chancery. Account filed by William McIver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 267 [f.133
1791
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William McIuer as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 356-357 [f.173]
1792
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Mitchell as receiver of the rents and profits of the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 199-200
1793
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of Charles Mitchell as receiver. Account filed by Colin Clunes as overseer for the year to 31/12/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 80
1794
[Name] Coley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Mitchell as receiver for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 58
1795
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account given by Geo Murray, one of the receivers of the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 40
1796
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Jones.

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

Account given and filed by John Jaques, Esq, one of the attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 143
1798
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-East 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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques as one of the Attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 14
1799
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies to the Proprietors of Coley Estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 228-229
1800
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Laing one of the attornies of Henry Davidson and Francis Jennings for the period 31/12/1799 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 72
1801
[Name] Coley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques, one of the attornies for Coley Plantation Accounts filed for 1800-1801.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 124
1803
[Name] Coley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Reid, overseer for the said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 27
1804
[Name] Coley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner not given but estate under care and direction of overseer. Account filed in the name of James Reid, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 139
1807
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock and land rental  
 

In the possession of and under the care direction of James Reid as overseer. Account filed by James Reid.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 41-42
1808
[Name] Coley  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle and land rental  
 

In the possession of and under the care and direction of James Reid as overseer of the estate. Account filed by James Reid.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 169
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 232(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 201  
 

Registered to Henry Davidson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11STIE.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for 1810.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 228(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 89  
 

Registered to Henry Davidson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812por.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1811.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 266(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 243  
 

Registered to Davidson & Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15stie.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1815.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 235  
 

Registered to Davidson & Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al09.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1817.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 301(Tot) 153(F) 148(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Graham as attorney to Henry Davidson Esq.

 
T71/145 194-201
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 295(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1819.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 290(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 70  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1820.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 289(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Laing and George William Hamilton as attornies to Henry Davidson Esq and Miss Frances Jennings.

 
T71/146 101-103
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 296(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 237  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1821.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 223  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24stie.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1823.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 278(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Laing and John Junor as attornies to Henry Davidson Esq and the Heirs of Miss Frances Jennings decd.

 
T71/147 84-85
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 274(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 198  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1825.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 275(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 172  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1826.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Laing and Thomas Blakely Esq as attornies to Henry Davidson and the Heirs of Miss Jennings decd.

 
T71/148 82-83
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 32  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1827.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 256(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29stie.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1828.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 255(Tot) 132(F) 123(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Thomas Blakely Esq as attorney to Henry Davidson Esq and the Heir of Miss Jennings decd.

 
T71/149 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 255(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 24  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stie.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1830
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 248(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 24  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32stie.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1831.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 248(Tot)  
[Name] Coley  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33STIE.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1832.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot) 136(F) 114(M)  
[Name] Coley Estate  
 

In the possession of Thomas Blakely as attorney for Sir G H Rose and William Davidson Esq.

 
T71/150 443
1839
[Name] Coley  
[Size] 1080  
 

Registered to Davidson and Jennings. Size given as 1080 acres/2 feet [sic].

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Thoseast.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the March Quarter, 1839.