Whitfield Pen

Estate Details


Associated People (5)

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
1740 [EA] - 1742 [LA] → Owner
1767 [EA] - 1769 [LA] → Attorney
1767 [EA] - 1773 [LA] → Previous owner
1809 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney

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£955 15S 0D

Estate Information (12)

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1740
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
[Crop] Livestock, scotch grass, milk and cocoa nutts  
 

Belonging to James Knight Esq. of the Kingdom of Great Britain. Account filed by Timothy Lawrence of the parish of St. Andrew attorney to James Knight Esq. The estates of Bumper Hall Pen and Whitfield Pen were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 98
1741
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
[Crop] Livestock, scotch grass, milk and cocoa nutts  
 

Belonging to James Knight Esq. Account filed by Timothy Lawrence of the parish of St. Andrew attorney to James Knight Esq. of the Kingdom of Great Britain, for the pens. The estates of Bumper Hall and Whitfield Pens were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 157
1742
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
[Crop] Grass, milk and mutton  
 

Belonging to James Knight Esq. of the Kingdom of Great Britain. Account filed by James Barclay one of the attorneys of the said James Knight Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 54-55
1767
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Knight Esq. deceased which came into the hands of George Ramsay and Henry Croasdaile as attorneys to the heirs. They also owned sundry houses and stores in the town of Kingston.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 119
1769
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Knight Esq. deceased which came into the hands of George Ramsay and Henry Croasdaile as attorneys to the heirs. They also owned sundry houses and stores in the town of Kingston. Note reads "�260 for deed in part of rent and is what we received from the Church wardens of St. Andrews for Mercury condemned and hanged in pursuance of the law."

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 193
1771
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Knight Esq. Account filed by James Campbell Esq. as one of the lawful attorneys to the heirs at law of John Knight deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 167
1772
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Knight Esq. Account filed by James Campbell Esq. as one of the lawful attorneys to the heirs at law of John Knight deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 4
1773
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Knight Esq. Account filed by James Campbell Esq. as one of the lawful attorneys to the heirs at law of John Knight deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 79
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 87(Tot)  
[Name] Whitfield penn  
[Stock] 10  
 

Registered to Robert Hunter.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Andr.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] 87(Tot)  
[Name] Whitfield penn  
[Stock] 14  
 

Registered to Robert Hunter.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812and.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 70(Tot)  
[Name] Whitfield Pen  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to Robert Hunter.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15andr.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 65(Tot) 31(F) 35(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Graham as attorney to Robert Hunter Esq.

 
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