Hopewell

Estate Details


Associated People (7)

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
1810 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1828 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1829 [EA] - → Other

'At present in possession'


Estate Information (20)

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1810
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 42  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 53  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 53  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 101(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 60  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 98(Tot) 48(F) 50(M)  
[Name] Hopewell Estate  
 

In the possession of Jacob Neufville Esq attorney of John Murray Esq owner of Hopewell Estate.

 
T71/145 570-573
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 96(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 96(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to John Murray.

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

In the possession of John McKenzie as attorney for John Murray.

 
T71/146 334
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 94(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 65  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 87(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 50  
 

Registered to John Murray.

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

In the possession of John Mackenzie as attorney for John Murray.

 
T71/147 264-265
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 79(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 61  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 72(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 58  
 

Registered to John Murray.

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

In the possession of John Randal Phillips Esq as attorney for Gilbert Matheson Esq; increase owing to 5 births and purchase of 67 enslaved people from John Murray .

 
T71/148 226-228
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 71(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to John Murray.

 
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] 69(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
 

Registered to heirs of John Murray.

 
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] 69(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell Plantation  
 

In the possession of Archibald Kennedy as at present in possession of Hopewell Plantation.

 
T71/149 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 69(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
 

Registered to heirs of John Murray.

 
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] 33(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 56  
 

Registered to heirs of John Murray.

 
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] 52(Tot)  
[Name] Hopewell  
[Stock] 77  
 

Registered to heirs of John Murray.

 
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.