York

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Associated People (16)

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
1752 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1752 [EA] - → Previous owner
1768 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Previous owner
1768 [EA] - → Previous owner
1776 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Previous owner
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Other

Probably a creditor.

1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Agent
1823 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,194 13S 5D

Notes

The slave register entries include Mount Prosperous.


Estate Information (44)

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1752
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of William Forbes Esq. deceased under mortgage to Peter Valete Esq. Account filed by the said Peter Valete Esq. mortgagee in possession of the plantation

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 128
1768
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Augustus Valette Esq. deceased as far as the said estate of Augustus Valette Esq. deceased has a right thereto according to the last will of Peter Valette Esq. deceased. Account filed by Clive Donaldson as overseer. Also included details of profits from Morant Bay Wharf Tavern and Stores.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 122
1769
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Auguste Valette Esq deceased. Account filed by Colin Donaldson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 188
1770
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Auguste Valette Esq deceased. Account filed by Colin Donaldson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 38
1776
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 71
1778
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 136
1778
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 68-9
1779
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 171
1780
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The estate of Nathanial Grant Esquire deceased. Account filed by Robert Grant, overseer. York & Mount Prosperous Plantations all filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 20
1781
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Part of the real estate of Nathaniel Grant. Account filed by William Grant. York and Mount Prosperous Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 93
1782
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of Nathaniel Grant Esquire deceased. Account filed by Lewis McPherson, overseer. York and Mount Prosperous Estate filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 184
1783
[Name] York  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esq. deceased. Account filed byLewis McPherson as overseer. York and Mount Prosperous were listed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 48
1784
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Estate of Nathaniel Grant deceased. York and Mount Prosperous Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 19
1786
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Grant, overseer. York and Mount Prosperous Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 131
1786
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The estates of Nath.l Grant Esq deceased; account filed by James Grant as overseer. York and Mount Prosperous Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 131
1787
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Grant as overseer. York and Mount Propsperous plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 99-100
1788
[Name] York plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Grant as overseer. York and Mount Propsperous plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 102-103 [f.52]
1789
[Name] York Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The estates of Nath.l Grant Esquire deceased. Account filed by William Reid as overseer on both plantations. York and Mount Prosperous Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 294
1790
[Name] York plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The estate of Nathaniel Grant Esquire. Account filed by William Reid as overseer. York and Mount Prosperous plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 403-404
1798
[Name] York  
[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.
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] York  
[Stock] 133  
 

Registered to heirs of Nathaniel Augustus Grant.

 
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] 169(Tot)  
[Name] York  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to Nathaniel Aug. Grant deceased.

 
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] 145(Tot)  
[Name] York  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 141(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 97  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 56(Tot) 31(F) 25(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John McKenzie Esq as agent for James Minot Esq.

 
T71/145 545-547
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot) 40(F) 43(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John McKenzie Esq as Agent for Nathaniel Grant Fitch an Infant.

 
T71/145 246-248
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 141(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 132(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 25  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 52(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John McKenzie as agent for James Minot or Minott (?).

 
T71/146 325-326
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John McKenzie as agent for Nathaniel Grant Fitch an infant.

 
T71/146 125-126
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 126(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 131  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 121(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 95  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 43(Tot) 29(F) 15(M)  
[Name] York and Mount Properous Estates  
 

In the possession of James Corne Pownall as Receiver of York and Mount Prosperous and Tenant of James Minott; new total not recorded but nos of male and female enslaved people are recorded.

 
T71/147 301
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 74(Tot) 44(F) 30(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Corne Pownall as Receiver. Returned by John Mackenzie agent to Nathaniel Grant Finch in 1823.

 
T71/147 301-302
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 114(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 163(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 84  
 

Registered to estate of Joseph Fitch.

 
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] 135(Tot)  
[Name] York Estate  
 

In the possession of Stephen Hannaford and Charles Anderson as attornies for Arthur Foulks owner of York Estate. 74 enslaved people registered in 1823 by James C. Pownall as receiver for York and Mount Prosperous estate; 47 enslaved people transferred from Unity Plantation in Clarendon; 21 enslaved people transferred from Rodon Hall in St Ann; 77 enslaved people purchased from Philip and George Protheroe and registered by them in this parish in 1823. Total given as 135 enslaved people but this is only the increase. Actual total should be 209, unless Foulks bought the land without any of the enslaved people.

 
T71/148 113-116
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to Arthur Foulks.

 
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] 149(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 49  
 

Registered to Arthur Foulks.

 
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] 144(Tot) 77(F) 67(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Thomas Blakely Esq as attorney for Arthur Foulks Esq.

 
T71/149 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 50  
 

Registered to Arthur Foulks.

 
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] 65(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 18  
 

Registered to Arthur Foulks.

 
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] 71(Tot)  
[Name] York and Mount Prosperous  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to Arthur Foulks.

 
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] 62(Tot) 37(F) 25(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander Reid Scott as attorney of Alexander Philip and George Protheroe. By purchase from Arthur Foulks Esquire.

 
T71/150 420