Seven Plantations

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Associated People (18)

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
1731 [SY] - 1742 [LA] → Joint owner
- 1714 [EY] → Owner
1714 [SY] - 1731 [EY] → Owner
- 1779 [EY] → Owner
1779 [SY] - 1793 [EY] → Owner

Bequeathed to Sarah Chandler by her husband George who died in 1779.

1793 [SY] - 1809 [EY] → Owner

George Gascoyne was named as the main beneficiary of the will of Sarah Chandler, so it is assumed he inherited Seven Plantations in Jamaica which had been bequeathed to Sarah by her husband George Chandler 14 years previously. The will mentions that her estate includes "plantations, negroes, stock, goods [and[ chattels" in Jamaica.

1809 [SY] - 1833 [EY] → Tenant-in-common

Mary inherited Seven Plantations from her father George as joint owner with her mother Harriet and sisters Harriet Mary and Sarah. By the time of her death in 1833 she owned 3/4 of the estate.

1809 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1809 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1809 [SY] - 1818 [EY] → Tenant-in-common
1833 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1833 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1833 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1833 [SY] - → Tenant-in-common
1741 [EA] - 1744 [LA] → Joint owner
1743 [EA] - 1744 [LA] → Joint owner
1752 [EA] - 1753 [LA] → Owner

Sold Seven Plantations estate in Clarendon to George Chandler (q.v.), date unknown but before George Chandler wrote his will in 1777.

1817 [EA] - 1833 [LA] → Attorney

Enslaved people on Seven Plantations were registered by John Pink in 1817 and 1832.


Associated Claims (1)

£5,849 6S 10D

Estate Information (57)

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1741
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Estate of Mrs. Susanna Lowe and Henry Moore Esq. Account filed by James Cunningham as attorney to Henry Moore Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 114-115
1742
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Estate of Mrs. Susanna Lowe & Henry Moore Esq. Account filed by John Lee book keeper on the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 3-4
1743
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Estate of Theobald Taaffe and Henry Moore Esqrs. Account filed by John Lee as book keeper on the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 57
1744
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum cand cattle  
 

Estate of Theobald Taaffe and Henry Moore Esqrs. Account filed by Mark Lynch as overseer of the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 105
1752
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and coffee  
 

Belonging to Theobald Taaffe Esq. Account filed by William Dallas as overseer of the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 113
1753
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cotton  
 

Belonging to Theobald Taaffe Esq. Account filed by William Dallas as overseer of the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 162
1766
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Coughlan. Produce made on the trust estate of Theobald Taafe Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 3
1771
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to George Chandler Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 188
1773
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to George Chandler Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as his acting attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 82
1774
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to George Chandler Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 226
1775
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of George Chandler Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 13-4
1776
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of George Chandler Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 91
1778
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney to George Chandler Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 54-5
1779
[Name] Seven Plantations  
 

George Chandler (1721-1779) bequeathed Seven Plantations in Jamaica to his wife Sarah Chandler: "To my wife Sarah Chander all the rest and residue of my estate real and personal in fee to the use of her and her heirs for ever particularly my estate called Seven Plantations in the Island of Jamaica which I purchased of Theobold Taafe Esqr subject to an annuity as by agreement with him together with all the rights and app?ures therein to belonging also my leasehold dwelling house in Bruton Street St George..."

 
PROB 11/1055/59
1779
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

The property of Mrs Sarah Chandler. Account filed by Malcolm Laign as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 157
1780
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Mrs Sarah Chandler. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney to George Chandler Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 202
1781
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Mrs Sarah Chandler. Account filed by Charles Ruddack.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 163
1781
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Messr (?) Sarah Chandler. Account filed by John Jaques one of the acting Executors of Malcolm Laing Esquire deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 45
1783
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

The property of Mrs Sarah Chandler. Account filed by David Bryce.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 117
1785
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Mrs Sarah Chandler; account filed by David Bryce.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 73
1786
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Mrs Sarah Chandler; account filed by Charles Ruddack.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 194
1788
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies of Mrs Sarah Chandler. Accounts filed for 01/07/1788 to 31/12/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 382
1789
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ralph Fisher one of the attornies of Mrs Sarah Chandler.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 364
1790
[Name] Seven Plantation Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ralph Fisher one of the attornies for Mrs Sarah Chandler.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 393-394
1791
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for Mrs Sarah Chandler.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 218-219
1792
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, a few cattle  
 

Account filed by John Jacques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 192-193 [f.97]
1793
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Sarah Chandler who died in 1793 left the residue of her estate including "all my plantations Negores Stock Goods Chattels " in Jamaica to her nephew George Gascoyne, subsequently Chandler.

 
PROB 11/1234/190
1793
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jacques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 430
1795
[Name] Seven Plantation Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the plantation for the period 31/12/1794 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 185
1797
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old steers, old cows, heifer and calves, wainage  
 

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

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 144
1798
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Clarendon 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar and Rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques as one of the Attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 5
1799
[Name] Seven Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, wainage, stock, copper, wood  
 

Account filed by John Pink overseer and one of the attornies. The property of the Reverend Doctor George Chandler of the kingdom of Great Britain.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 198
1800
[Name] Seven Plantations Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the Reverend Doctor George Chandler. Account filed by John Pink as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 92-93
1803
[Name] Seven Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of Robert William Norries Esq attorney for the property. Account filed by Thomas Hussey clerk to said Robert William Norries for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 231
1807
[Name] Seven  
[Crop] sugar, rum, wainage and stock (unspecified)  
 

Belonging to Reverend George Chandler. Account filed by James Lawes as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 54-55
1809
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In his will of 1809, Rev. Dr. George Chandler left an annuity of £500 pa to his father Joseph Gascoyne of Reading in Berkshire "to be charged on my real and personal property in the West Indies or elsewhere...". The residuary legatees were his wife Harriet and daughters Mary Harriet, Mary and Sarah.

 
PROB 11/1495/321
1815
[Name] Seven-Plantations  
 

Registered to George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15clar.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 363(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations and Wakefield  
[Stock] 267  
 

Registered to George Chandler deceased, attorney.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 363(Tot) 185(F) 178(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of the Rev. Dr. George Chandler deceased.

 
T71/57 216-226
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 364(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations and Wakefield  
[Stock] 65  
 

Registered to George Chandler deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 358(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations and Wakefield  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to George Chandler deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 360(Tot) 182(F) 178(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of the late Rev. George Chandler deceased.

 
T71/58 44-45
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 363(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations and Wakefield  
[Stock] 276  
 

Registered to George Chandler deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 358(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of the Revd. Dr. George Chandler, deceased. An increase of 187 since the last return, most of whom were removed from Wakefield Estate. A decrease of 29 by death.

 
T71/59 115-119
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 358(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 197  
 

Registered to Revd. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24clar.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 358(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 196  
 

Registered to Revd. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al08.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)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of the Rev. Dr. G. Chandler deceased.

 
T71/60 71
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 357(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 57  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al05.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 350(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 101  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 346(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 81  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29clarvere.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 349(Tot) 173(F) 176(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of the Rev. George Chandler deceased.

 
T71/61 66
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 347(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 65  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831clar.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 314(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 63  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32vere.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 337(Tot) 167(F) 170(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Pink Esquire as attorney to the heirs of Revd. Dr. George Chandler.

 
T71/64 85
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 337(Tot)  
[Name] Seven Plantations  
[Stock] 13  
 

Registered to Rev. George Chandler.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Claren.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1833
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In 1833, 3/4 of Seven Plantations was inherited by Sarah Lushington, Sabine Gascoyne, Mary Gascoyne and Sarah Burt as tenants-in-common under the will of Mary Chandler.

 
PROB 11/1818/508