Burnt Ground Pen

Estate Details


Associated People (12)

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
1788 [SY] - 1835 [EY] → Owner
- 1781 [EY] → Owner
1781 [SY] - 1788 [EY] → Trust beneficiary
21/07/1821 [SD] - 1835 [EY] → Annuitant
1835 [SY] - → Legatee
1795 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Attorney
1800 [EA] - 1801 [LA] → Overseer
1803 [EA] - → Overseer
1803 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Overseer
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,401 10S 8D

Estate Information (30)

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1795
[Name] Burnt Ground Penn  
[Crop] Cows, calves, steers, heifers, mares, mules  
 

Belonging to John Haughton James, Esq. Account given and filed by Simon Fleming Begg, Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 46
1796
[Name] Burnt Ground Penn  
[Crop] Steers, horses, mare, cow, heifer, calves, pasturage  
 

Belonging to John Haughton James Esq,. Account given by Simon Fleming Begg, Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Burnt Ground Penn  
[Crop] Steers, cows, heifers, calves  
 

Belonging to John Haughton James, Esq. Account given by Simon Fleming Begg, Esq, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 98
1798
[Name] Burnt Ground Penn  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Property of John Haughton James Esq under the care and direction of Simon Fleming Begg Esq his attorney. Account filed by said Simon Fleming Begg for the period 31/12/1797 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 205
1800
[Name] Burnt Ground Penn  
[Crop] cattle, pasturage, horses  
 

Property of John Haughton James Esq. Account filed by George Mulberry as overseer for the period 25/11/1800 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 44
1801
[Name] Burnt Groundpen  
[Crop] Steers, cows and calves  
 

Belonging to John Haughton James Esq. Account filed by George Milberry as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 175
1803
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people, logwood  
 

Account filed by Alexander Patterson as overseer for the period 01/01/1803 to 01/11/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 100
1803
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people  
 

Account filed by Henry Allen as overseer for the period 01/11/1803 to 01/01/1804.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 100-101
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 347(Tot)  
[Name] Houghton Hall etc.  
[Stock] 719  
 

Registered to John Haughton James. Assumed to include Burnt Ground Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 347(Tot)  
[Name] Haughton Hall etc.  
[Stock] 598  
 

Registered to John H. James. Assumed to include Burnt Ground Pen.

 
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] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt-Ground  
[Stock] 699  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot) 88(F) 66(M)  
[Name] Burnt Ground Pen  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as attorney to John Haughton James Esquire.

 
T71/190 415-418
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 695  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 782  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground Pen  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as attorney to John Haughton James Esquire.

 
T71/191 336-337
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 731  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 768  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground Pen  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as attorney to John Haughton James Esquire.

 
T71/192 270-271
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 765  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 666  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Gordon & John H. James junior as attorneys to John Haughton James Esquire.

 
T71/193 331-332
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 624  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 189(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 636  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 654  
 

Registered to John Haughton James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Haughton James Esquire as proprietor.

 
T71/196 45
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 571  
 

Registered to John H. James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 534  
 

Registered to John H. James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 182(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground Pen  
 

In the possession of John Haughton James as owner.

 
T71/199 32
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 186(Tot)  
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Stock] 309  
 

Registered to John H. James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Burnt Ground  
[Size] 1750  
 

Registered to Philip H. James according to 1838 Almanac; heirs of J. H. James according to 1845 Almanac.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.