Heywood Hall Estate

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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
1757 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Owner
1790 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Trustee

This is tentative only, The background to Henry Glassford's entanglement in the affairs of Robert MacKay & Co. is not fully understood by LBS. Mullen, Stephen Scott (2015) The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration, collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World, 1776-1846.' PhD thesis, University of Glasgow (2015) p. 164 shows Glassford appointed as trustee around 1790 [it is unclear as to which estate or estates], and remaining connected at the time of his death.

1800 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Leitch & Smith had advanced £25,000 to Robert Mackay & Co. in 1800 on mortgage.

Mullen, Stephen Scott (2015) The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration, collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World, 1776-1846. PhD thesis, Glasgow 2015 pp. 164-166, 215.

1800 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Leitch & Smith had advanced £25,000 to Robert Mackay & Co. in 1800 on mortgage.

Mullen, Stephen Scott (2015) The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration, collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World, 1776-1846. PhD thesis, Glasgow 2015 pp. 164-166, 215.

1810 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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£2,936 10S 11D

Estate Information (49)

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1741
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and sundry work (carpentry, smiths, mason)  
 

Belonging to the late Colonel James Heywood deceased. Account filed by (missing). The estates of Heywood and Langleys Dax were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 181
1742
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Account filed by Timothy Tweedy as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 36
1743
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] Molasses, sugar, rum, carpenters work and sundry jobs  
 

Account filed by Timothy Tweedy as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 98
1757
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esquire. Account filed by George Seaton, attorney to James Modyford Heywood. Heywood Hall Estate, Rismanns (sp?) Penn, Langley Estate all filed together, crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 219-220
1758
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by George Seaton as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 1
1759
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by George Seaton as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 2
1760
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by George Seaton as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 3
1761
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by George Seaton as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 4
1762
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by John Gordon and Hugh Mackay as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 18
1763
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by John Gordon and Hugh Mackay as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 75
1766
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by William Stewart as overseer. George Gordon, Hugh McKay and Thomas Skelton as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 14
1766
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by William Stewart as overseer. George Gordon, Hugh McKay and Thomas Skelton as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 74
1768
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by Donald McDougald as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 134
1768
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by George Gordon Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 179
1776
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to James Modyford Heywood Esq. Account filed by Donald Campbell, planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 88-9
1791
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

For the period commencing from the appointment of Donald Campbell Esquire as receiver. Account filed by Robert Anderson. Accounts filed for 21/08/1791 to 31/12/1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 383 [f.192]
1792
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Anderson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 384
1793
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Anderson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 398-399 [f.200]
1794
[Name] Heywoods Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Anderson as overseer for the period 01/01/1794 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 111
1795
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Anderson, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 36
1796
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Anderson, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1798
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by George Buchannan as attorney for the estate for the period 31/12/1797 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 226
1798
[Name] Haywood Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Mary as a sugar estate with a cattle mill and a windmill 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] New-Haywood-Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Mary 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.
1800
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Stephens.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 219
1801
[Name] Haywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by Thomas Walter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 160-161
1803
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by P B Patterson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 131
1807
[Name] Haywood Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Dunbar.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 40
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood hall  
[Stock] 192  
 

Registered to Robert McKay & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Mary.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 203  
 

Registered to Robert McKay & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 209(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 220  
 

Registered to Robert McKay & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al05.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 209(Tot) 97(F) 112(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

Kenneth McPherson and Patrick L McMillan and George D McMillan as attornies for Robert McKay & Co.

 
T 71/33 1167-1173
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 195(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 201  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 194(Tot) 83(F) 111(M)  
[Name] Heighwood Hall Estate  
 

Kenneth McPherson and P McMillan and G McMillan as attornies for the trustees of Robert McKay & Co. [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/34 266-266v
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 192(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 206  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 189(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 167  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot) 83(F) 102(M)  
[Name] Heighwood Hall Estate  
 

Kenneth McPherson and P McMillan and George Douglas McMillan as attornies for the trustees of Robert McKay & Co. [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/35 317-31
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 372(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 330  
 

Registered to R. McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al06.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 167  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 180(Tot) 80(F) 100(M)  
[Name] Heighwood Hall Estate  
 

James McCunn, attorney to Messrs. Robert McKay & Co. [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/36 183-184
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 79  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 154  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot) 78(F) 95(M)  
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
 

James McCunn, attorney to Messrs. Robert McKay & Co. [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/39 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 77  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 74  
 

Registered to Robert McKay and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 190(Tot)  
[Name] Heywood Hall  
[Stock] 76  
 

Registered to Robert McKay & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot) 77(F) 82(M)  
[Name] Heywood Hall Estate  
 

Adam Gray, attorney to Messrs. Robert McKay & Co. [decrease by deaths].

 
T 71/41 202
1839
[Name] Heywood-Hall  
[Size] 1438  
 

Registered to Robert McKay & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Mary.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.