Catherine Hall Estate

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Associated People (13)

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
Not known
1762 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Owner
1762 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Owner
1770 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Attorney
1781 [EA] - 1784 [LA] → Not known

The estate is shown as the property of John Jackson but in his will made in 1797 Jonathan Beckford Barnett, a previous owner, referred to rent charges owed to him for the estate of John Jackson known by the name St Catherine Hall.

1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Other

Deceased creditor.

1817 [EA] - → Executor
1820 [EA] - → Agent
1820 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Receiver
1834 [EA] - → Receiver

Associated Claims (1)

£1,856 3S 3D

Estate Information (67)

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1763
[Name] Katherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Sawyer as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 123
1764
[Name] Katherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Sawyer as the late overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 123
1765
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Jacob Graham Cale as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 123
1765
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Jacob Graham as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 46
1766
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Jacob Graham Cale as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 31
1768
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Hamilton. Second entry on the same page covering the six months after was filed by John Goppey as the late overseer. Third entry on the next page was filed by Thomas Banfield as the late overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 131-2
1768
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Thomas Hamilton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 24
1769
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Thomas Hamilton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 24
1771
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Thomas Hamilton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 25
1772
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Thomas Hamilton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 25
1773
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Francis Falshaw as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 63
1774
[Number of enslaved people] 206(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
[Stock] 93  
 

Listed as belonging to Jonathan Barnett with 8 men bearing arms and 0 women or children; the same source gives the estate producing 339 hogsheads of sugar.

 
Edward Long, 'A List of Sugar Estates and other Properties in the Parish of Saint James as they were in the Month of September 1774 shewing the number of white People residing in said Parish particularising those able to bear Arms, the number of Slaves & Stock & the number of hogsheads of Sugar made on the several Estates in the Crop of the year 1774' transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/StJames1774.htm
1775
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by M. Moses.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 160
1775
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by M. Moses.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 97
1776
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed John McLachlan.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 59
1778
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed John McLachlan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 42
1779
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed John McLachlan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 120
1780
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Catherine Buckford Barnett. Account filed by John McLachlan, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 33-34
1781
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for 1 Dec 1780 to 1 Dec 1781. Property of John Jackson Esquire, by order of John Jarrett esquire, attorney. Account filed by John McLachlan, late overseer and Richard McSherry, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 186
1782
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of John Jackson Esquire. Account filed by Richard W. Sherry, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 156
1782
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Jackson Esquire. Account filed by [not stated].

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 181-182 f.91
1783
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed Richard McSherry as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 95
1784
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filedby the Hon. Richard Batty one of the trustees for Catherine Hall estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 183-4
1786
[Name] Catherine Hall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Matt, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 178
1787
[Name] Catherine Hall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Mattocks, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 119
1787
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Mattocks as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 30
1788
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Mattocks.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 337-338 f.178
1789
[Name] Cathe. Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Richard Green as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 256
1790
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Richard Green as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 238-239 [f.120]
1791
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of William Beckford Esquire of Great Britain under the direction of William Smith and David Murray Esquires attornies for the estate. Account filed by Richard Green as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 158-160
1792
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of William Beckford Esquire of Fonthill. Account filed by Ja.s Parker. Accounts filed for 14/09/1791 to 07/11/1792.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 218
1793
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old copper  
 

Property of William Beckford Esq. Account filed by James Parke as overseer for the period 01/01/1793 to 01/01/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 47
1794
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of William Beckford Esq. Account filed by James Parke as overseer for the period 01/01/1794 to 01/01/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 128
1795
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Fergus.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 264-266
1796
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Fergus.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Catherine Hall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Beckford Esq. Account filed by John Myers as overseer for the period 01/01/1797 to 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 8-9
1798
[Name] Catherine Hall plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, "Negroe use" [hire of enslaved people?], House use  
 

Account filed by Charles Cooke overseer. Belonging to William Beckford.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 49
1799
[Name] Catherine-Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1799
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Cooke as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 111-112
1800
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Somerville as overseer for the period 31/12/1799 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 126
1801
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, cotton, ginger, coffee, cocoa, piemento  
 

Under the care and direction of William Sommerville or which he is in possession of Accounts filed for 1800-1801.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 118
1803
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq. Account filed by Charles Crook as overseer for the period 31/12/1802 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 163-164
1807
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and cattle  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq. Account filed by Charles Crooke as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 42684
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
 

Registered to John Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11James.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] -  
 

Registered to John Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 119(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine-Hall  
[Stock] 139  
 

Registered to Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 121(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 128  
 

Registered to Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 119(Tot) 64(F) 55(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Samuel Jackson as attorney to Herbert Newton Jarrett and Richard Meyler executors of John Jarrett deceased for Catherine Hall Estate belonging to the said Samuel Jackson but put in trust by the said John Jarrett.

 
T71/202 317-320
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 118(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 222  
 

Registered to Honorable Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 114(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 124  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of Ralph Bernard Mountague as Agent to the Hon Samuel Jackson for the Catherine Hall Estate.

 
T71/206 336
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 126  
 

Registered to Honorable Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 104  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Kerr as Receiver on Catherine Hall Estate.

 
T71/210 47
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 111  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot) 58(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Kerr as Receiver for Catherine Hall Estate.

 
T71/214 268
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 45  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 95(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 31  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot) 54(F) 47(M)  
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Kerr as Receiver for Catherine Hall Estate.

 
T71/218 unpaginated
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 45  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 95(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 45  
 

Registered to Hon. Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 96(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 99  
 

Registered to Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot) 49(F) 44(M)  
[Name] Catherine Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of William M Kerr as Receiver for Catherine Hall Estate.

 
T71/222 388
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 182(Tot)  
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Stock] 26  
 

Registered to heirs of John Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Catherine Hall  
[Size] 1070  
 

Registered to heirs of Samuel Jackson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.