Forest Pen

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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
Owner
1759 [EA] - 1763 [LA] → Previous owner
1764 [EA] - 1767 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Owner
1807 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Owner

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£2,075 7S 1D

Estate Information (60)

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1759
[Name] Forrest Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Estates of William Perrin Esquire deceased, in the hands of Malcolm Laing, Acting Executor. Account filed by Malcolm Laing, only acting executor. Blue Mountain Plantation, Grange Hill Planatation, Vere Plantation, Forrest Plantation, Retreive Mountain all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 125
1760
[Name] Forrest Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, fustick, logwood, rental of enslaved people  
 

Estates of William Perrin Esquire deceased, in the hands of Malcolm Laing, Acting Executor. Account filed by Malcolm Laing, only acting executor. Blue Mountain Plantation, Grange Hill Planatation, Vere Plantation, Forrest Plantation, Retreive Mountain all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 160
1761
[Name] Forrest Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Estate of William Perrin Esquire deceased, in the hands of Malcolm Laing, acting Executor. Account filed by Malcolm Laing. Blue Mountain Plantation, Grange Hill Planatation, Vere Plantation, Forrest Plantation, Retreive Mountain all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 217
1762
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of William Perrin deceased. Account filed by Malcolm Laing acting executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 20
1763
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of William Perrin deceased. Account filed by Malcolm Laing acting executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 62
1764
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Phlip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing acting executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 105
1765
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Phlip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing acting executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 131
1766
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Philip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 6
1766
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Philip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 61
1767
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Philip Perrin Esq. Account filed by Malcolm Laing as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 125
1774
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by John Fyffe as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 254
1775
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum, wood and cattle  
 

Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 54
1778
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 54
1779
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum, wood and cattle  
 

Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 164-5
1780
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by James Ritchie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 135
1780
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe Esq. and under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney. Account filed by William Fyffe as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 154
1781
[Name] Forrest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by William Fyffe as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 134
1783
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by Robert Johnstone as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 32
1783
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn Esq. as attorney to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by James Fyffe as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 5-6
1787
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John and James Wedderburn, attorneys to David Fyffe Esq; account filed by William Sharp, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 121
1787
[Name] Forrest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, cattle, labour hire  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn and James Wedderburn Esqs as attornies to David Fyffe Esq; account filed by William Sharpe as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 52
1788
[Name] Forrest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn and James Wedderburn Esquires attornies to David Fyffe Esquire. Account filed by William Sharp as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 392-394
1789
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Wedderburn and James Wedderburn attornies to David Fyffe Esquire. Account filed by William Sharp as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 231-232 f.117
1790
[Name] Forrest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, logwood, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn and John Graham attornies to David Fyffe. Account filed by Alexander Gardyne as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 330-331
1791
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn and John Graham attornies to David Fyffe Esquire. Account filed by Alexander Gardyn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 126-127 [f.58]
1793
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn and John Graham Esquires attornies to David Fyffe Esquire. Account filed by James Downie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 339 [f.170]
1794
[Name] Forrest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn and John Graham Esq.s attornies to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by James Downie as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 119-120
1795
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, mahogony, coffee, cotton, logwood  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn and John Graham Esq.s attornies to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by James Downie as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 83-84
1796
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people, logwood, cows and heifers  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe Esq. Account given by James Wedderburn and John Graham Esqs, attornies. Account filed by James Downie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, beef, cart hire,jobbing, timber, steers, cows, asses, cotton, horse  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe, Esq. Account given by John Graham, attorney. Account filed by James Downie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 213
1798
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, logwood  
 

Under the direction of John Graham, William Fyffe and John Wedderburn attornies to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by James Downie as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 182
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 217(Tot)  
[Name] Forrest Estate  
 

Registered in Westmoreland in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at a vestry convened for that purpose 15/11/1799 and subsequent days. No ownership details given.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 38.
1799
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq attorney to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by Peter Porter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 133
1799
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Elizabeth 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.
1800
[Name] Forrest Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Samwell Forrester, attornies to David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by George McMann as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 44
1801
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Under the care and direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Somerville Forrester as Attornies to William Fyffe. Account filed by George McMinn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 24
1803
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of David Fyffe Esq. Account filed by George McMinn as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 200
1804
[Name] Forest Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, logwood, steers and cows  
 

Belonging to David Fyffe, Esq. Account given in the name of John Monteath. Account filed in the name of Alexander McGregor, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 217
1807
[Name] Forest  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle and land sale  
 

Under the direction of John Monteath Esq. as attorney to the trustees of the late David Fyffe Esq. deceased. Account presented by Alexander McGregor as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 181-182
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 364  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Westmd.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 347  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co1.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 404  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot) 103(F) 66(M)  
[Name] Forest Pen  
 

In the possession of Alexander McGregor as attorney to the trustees of David Fyffe Esquire deceased.

 
T71/178 211-212
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 88(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 470  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 484  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot) 61(F) 44(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander McGregor as attorney to the trustees of David Fyffe deceased.

 
T71/179 Book 15 3
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 480  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 112(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 570  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot)  
[Name] Forest Pen  
 

In the possession of Taylor Cathcart and James Lawson (on the Forest Pen) as attornies to the trustees of David Fyffe deceased.

 
T71/180 Book 5 21
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 116(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 458  
 

Registered to estate of David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 116(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 433  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 117(Tot) 63(F) 54(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Taylor Cathcart and James Lawson as attornies to the trustees of David Fyffe deceased.

 
T71/181 60
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 122(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 426  
 

Registered to David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 123(Tot)  
[Name] Forest Pen  
[Stock] 391  
 

Registered to heirs of David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot) 64(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Forest Pen  
 

In the possession of James Lawson as attorney to the trustees of David Fyffe deceased.

 
T71/183 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 118(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 408  
 

Registered to heirs of David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 120(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 424  
 

Registered to heirs of David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 122(Tot)  
[Name] Forest  
[Stock] 378  
 

Registered to heirs of David Fyffe.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Westmd.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 127(Tot)  
[Name] Forest Pen  
 

In the possession of James Lawson as attorney to the trustees of David Fyffe deceased.

 
T71/189 180