Harmony 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
1798 [EA] - 1800 [EY] → Joint owner
1798 [EA] - 1816 [EY] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - → Other
1820 [EA] - → Other
1820 [EA] - → Other
1823 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Agent
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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£5,313 1S 0D

Estate Information (29)

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1797
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Messrs Robert and Hugh Ingram of London. Account given by John Cunningham, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 114
1798
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Robert Ingram Esq. Account filed by John Cunningham attorney for the estate for the period 01/01/1798 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 101
1799
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Trelawney 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1799
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] Stock, sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Mckenzie Simpson overseer. The property of Robert Ingram Esquire.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 75
1800
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Size] 800  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

"Deed between Robert Ingram of London, merchant and John Ingram of Brighton, co Sussex Esq. This relates to land and plantation sugar works in the parish of Trelawney in the county of Cornwall and Island of Jamaica and called Harmony Hall containing about 800 acres also 450 acres and called James's Valley. This is in fine state with signature and seal of Robert Ingram, dated 1798."

 
Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) Vol. 1 p. 20
1800
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Robert Ingram Esq. Account filed by Thomas McKenzie Simpson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 67
1801
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] Steers, sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Robert Ingram Esq. Account filed by John Cunningham Esq attorney for the said Estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 171
1804
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Robert Ingram, Esq. Account filed in the name of John Cleghorn, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 225
1807
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum and stock  
 

Belonging to Robert Ingram Esq. account filed by John Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 40
1808
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Robert Ingram Esq. Account filed by John Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 201-202
1813
[Name] Harmony Hall  
 

Robert Ingram mentioned in his will that Harmony Hall was mortgaged by 1813 and that a large sum of money held by Robert Shedden and Sons in trust for Ingram's natural son was to stand as further security for the mortgage.

 
PROB 11/1578/396
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 151(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony-Hall  
[Stock] 252  
 

Registered to Hon. James and George Cunningham.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot) 82(F) 92(M)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
 

In the possession of James Cunningham as Attorney for Joseph Travers the Owner.

 
T71/224 415-422
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 264  
 

Registered to Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 146  
 

Registered to Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Cunningham as Attorney to Joseph Travers the Owner. 68 enslaved people acquired "By purchase. Returned by John McQueen in right of Margaret his wife and Mary Ann Couper, Parish of Trelawney".

 
T71/230 Unpaginated
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 273  
 

Registered to Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 256(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 282  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Castle  
 

In the possession of John Cleghorn as Agent for the Heirs of Joseph Travers deceased the Owners.

 
T71/232 [unpaginated]
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 280  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al20.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 273  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Castle  
 

In the possession of John Cleghorn as Agent for the Heirs of Joseph Travers deceased the Owner.

 
T71/234 [unpaginated]
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 269(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 280  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hill  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
 

In the possession of John Cleghorn as Agent to the Heirs of Joseph Travers deceased, the Owner.

 
T81/236 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 192  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 262  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall  
[Stock] 169  
 

Registered to heirs of Joseph Travers.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 261(Tot)  
[Name] Harmony Hall Estate  
 

In the possession of Matthew Mitchell as Attorney to the Heirs of Joseph Travers the Owners on Harmony Hall Estate.

 
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