Stirling Castle

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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
28/02/1822 [SD] - → Mortgage Holder
- 1780 [EY] → Owner
1780 [SY] - → Annuitant
1754 [EA] - 1760 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - → Annuitant
1780 [EA] - → Annuitant
1780 [EA] - → Annuitant
1780 [EA] - → Annuitant
1780 [EA] - → Annuitant
1780 [EA] - 1780 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner

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£2,517 14S 7D

Estate Information (42)

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1754
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 445  
 

William Aikenhead was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 445 acres of land in St John. This is presumed to be Stirling Castle.

 
A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.
1763
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Kennedy Sinclair of St. Catherine as merchant and factor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 68
1763
[Name] Stirling  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a cattle mill.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1764
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead. Account filed by Kennedy Sinclair of St. Catherine as merchant and factor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 118
1765
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Kennedy Sinclair of St. Catherine as merchant and factor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 142
1765
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence of the Kingdom of Great Britain. Account filed by David Murray of St. Thomas in the East, planter, as attorney to Lawrence.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 65
1766
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Kennedy Sinclair of St. Catherine as merchant and factor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 14
1766
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. Account filed by Kennedy Sinclair of St. Catherine as merchant and factor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 74
1769
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. Came into the hands and knowledge of Robert Graham as one of the attorneys for Aitkenhead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 129
1770
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. Account filed by David Murray as planter and attorney for Aitkenhead.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 53
1773
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 83
1774
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 253
1774
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 34
1776
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq. and come into the hands and knowledge of Malcolm Laing as his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 90-1
1778
[Name] Sterling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney to Joseph Netherwood.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 22
1778
[Name] Sterling Castle  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney to John Lawrence Aikenhead Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 61
1780
[Name] Stirling Castle  
 

Bequeathed to William Aikenhead by his father John Lawrence Aikenhead, subject to annuities of £400 to John's wife Mary, £100 each to his daughters Elizabeth and Milborough, £50 to the wife of his friend Robert White and £20 to his cousin John Aikenhead of Wishaw.

 
PROB 11/1062/389
1782
[Name] Stirling Castle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No onwership details. Account filed by Joseph Nethers (sp?), overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 172
1785
[Name] Stirling Castle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Joseph Netherwood.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 75
1786
[Name] Sterling Castle Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by George Falconer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 134
1798
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale 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.
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 86(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
 

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to the heirs of Aikenhead with 86 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at an extraordinary vestry 02/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 47.
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 136(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 23  
 

Registered to R. & G. Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Cath.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of 1809.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1816
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1817) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1817_01.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 133  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 61(F) 102(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Kinkead as owner.

 
T71/25 410-414
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 5  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Welch as attorney to Richard Kinkead.

 
T71/26 424
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 153(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 141  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot) 55(F) 97(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander MacInnes as attorney to Richard Kinkead.

 
T71/27 224
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 122  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1825) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1825_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 147(Tot) 56(F) 91(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander McInnes as attorney to Richard Kinkead .

 
T71/28 72
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Kinkead as proprietor.

 
T71/30 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 3  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 143(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 141(Tot) 59(F) 82(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Kinkead as proprietor.

 
T71/32 182
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 140(Tot)  
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33STIV.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1839
[Name] Stirling Castle  
[Size] 1302  
 

Registered to Richard Kinkead, deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Thosvale.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.