Morant

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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
1716 [EA] - 1793 [LA] → Joint owner
1740 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Shown against Thompson and Kent deceased or their heirs, or variations thereon, between 1740 and 1832.

1740 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Shown against Thompson and Kent deceased or their heirs, or variations thereon, between 1740 and 1832.

1778 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Joint owner
1778 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Joint owner

Shown as owning a 1/6th interest between 1778 and 1782.

1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Joint owner

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£4,184 0S 1D

Estate Information (65)

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1740
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and corn  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Thompson and Charles Kent deceased. Account filed by Edward Manning as attorney for the said heirs. The estates of Morant and Liguanea were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 69-70
1741
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and corn  
 

Estate of Messers Kent and Thompson. Account filed by Edward Manning as attorney to the heirs of Charles Kent and Richard Thompson Esqs. deceased. The estates of Morant and Liguanea were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 189
1752
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Charles Kent and Richard Thompson Esq. deceased under the care of John Wyllys, Charles Spencer and George Paplay. Account filed by the said Charles Spencer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 140
1753
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Messers Kent & Thompson deceased. Account of the produce of the estate received and sold by Spencer & Paplay as attorneys, filed by George Paplay of the parish of Kingston merchant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 171
1754
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

In the possession of Wyllys Spencer and Paplay as attorneys. Account of the produce of the estate sold by Spencer & Paplay as factors, filed by George Paplay of the parish of Kingston merchant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 178
1755
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Heirs fo Messieurs Kent & Thompson deceased, in the possession of Spencer & Paplay as Attorneys. Account filed by George Paplay, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 20
1767
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owned in co-mateship between the heirs of Charles Kent and Richard Thompson Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 76
1768
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Charles Kent and Richard Thompson Esq. deceased. Account filed by Richard Middleton as one of the attorneys

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 135
1769
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owned in mateship between the heirs of Charles Kent and Richard Thompson Esq. deceased. Account filed by Richard Middleton as one of the attorneys

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 196
1770
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by William Holder Thompson as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 25
1771
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by William Holder Thompson as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 175
1773
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Held in partnership between the heirs of Richard Thompson and Charles Kent Esqs. deceased. Account filed by John Robertson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 198
1773
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Smith as bookeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 21
1774
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Duncan Stewart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 219
1775
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of the Miss Thomsons and the Miss Kents of London. Produce shipped by Malcolm Laing and James Blair attorneys for the Miss Thomsons 3/6 share. Produce shipped by James Brown attorney for the Miss Kents 2/6 share. Produce shipped by Richard Middleton as attorney for the Miss Kents remaining share. Account filed by Malcolm Laing.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 35
1776
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of the Miss Thomsons and the Miss Kents of London. Produce shipped by Malcolm Laing and James Blair attorneys for the Miss Thomsons 3/6 share. Produce shipped by Henry Brown attorney for the Miss Kents 2/6 share. Produce shipped by Richard Middleton as attorney for the Miss Kents remaining share. Account filed by Malcolm Laing.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 67-8
1778
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The entry noted that the produce was shipped by Malcolm Laing and James Blow as attoneys to the Misses Thompsons for their 3/6 share of the estate. Produce shipped by John Kelly as attorney to Messers Dodwell and Jennings for their 2/6 share of the estate. Produce shipped by Richard Middleton as attorney to Thomas Septimus Dalby Esq. for his 1/6 share of the estate. Account filed by Malcom Laing as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 86
1779
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The entry noted that the produce was shipped by Malcolm Laing and James Blow as attoneys to the Misses Thompsons for their 3/6 share of the estate. Produce shipped by John Kelly as attorney to Messers Dodwell and Jennings for their 2/6 share of the estate. Produce shipped by Richard Middleton as attorney to Thomas Septimus Dalby Esq. for his 1/6 share of the estate. Account filed by Malcom Laing as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 184
1780
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar , rum, cattle  
 

Malcolm Laing & James Blair attornies to Mrs Jane Thompson & sisters for their 3/6 of the Estate. John Kelly Attorney to Messieurs Dodwall & Jennings for their 2/6 share of the Estate. Richard Middleton attorney to Thomas Stephen Dalby Esquire for his 1/6 share. Account filed by Malcolm Laing, one of the attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 28
1781
[Name] Morent Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum,  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the acting Executors of Malcolm Laing Esquire Deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 125
1782
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The entry noted that the produce was shipped by Jacques and Fisher as attoneys to Mrs Jane Thompson and sisters for their 3/6 share of the estate. Shipped by John Kelly as attorney to Messrs Dodwell and Jennings for their 2/6 share of the estate. Shipped by David Bryce as attorney to Thomas Septimus Dalby Esq. for his 1/6 share of the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 90-1
1782
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 171 f.86
1785
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques, attorney for Morant Plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 73
1786
[Name] Morant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Elphinston, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 172
1786
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 139
1787
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 186
1788
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ralph Fisher one of the attornies to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 399-400
1789
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ralph Fisher one of the attornies to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 360
1790
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ralph Fisher one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 394
1791
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 220
1792
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jacques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 192
1793
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jacques one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 431 [f.216]
1794
[Name] Morant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the estate for the year 31/12/1793 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 185
1795
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for the estate for the year 31/12/1794 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 239
1796
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, meagre steers  
 

Account given by James Jones, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 83
1798
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-East 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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques ones of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 20-21
1799
[Name] Morant plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, logwood  
 

Account filed by John Jaques one of the attornies for Morant Estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 181-182
1800
[Name] Morant Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Messrs Thomas and Kent deceased. Account filed by John Macpherson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 81-82
1801
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Jaques, one of the attornies for Morant Plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 132
1803
[Name] Morant Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by john Jaques, one of the attorneys for the Morant Estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 5
1804
[Name] Morant Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum, steers, cows and calf  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Messrs Thomson and Kent, deceased. Account filed in the name of John MacPherson, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 139
1807
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Messers Thompson and Kent deceased. Account filed by John McPherson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 43-44
1808
[Name] Morant  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Messers Thompson and Kent deceased. Account filed by John Macpherson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 170-171
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 258(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 207  
 

Registered to Thomas & Kent.

 
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] 256(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 89  
 

Registered to Thompson and Kent.

 
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] 256(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 179  
 

Registered to Thomson & Kent.

 
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] 248(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 156  
 

Registered to Thomson & Kent.

 
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] 255(Tot) 133(F) 122(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kinghorn, Peter Robertson and John Junor as attornies for the heir of Thompson and Kent.

 
T71/145 826-832
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 74  
 

Registered to Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 76  
 

Registered to Thomson and Kent.

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

In the possession of George Kinghorn, Peter Robertson and John Junor as attorneys to the Heirs of Thomas and Kent Esquires, decd.

 
T71/146 471-472
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 172  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 252(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 180  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

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

In the possession of John Junor as attorney to the Heirs of Thompson and Kent Esquires decd.

 
T71/147 358-359
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 140  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 249(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 195  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Morant Estate  
 

In the possession of John Randle Phillips Esq as attorney to the Heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
T71/148 350-351
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 76  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 246(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 66  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

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

In the possession of Thomas Blakely Esq as attorney to the Heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
T71/149 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 84  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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] 214(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent. Number of stock illegible, page faded.

 
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] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Morant  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to heirs of Thomson and Kent.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Morant Estate  
 

In the possession of Philip Browne as part proprietor in charge of Morant Estate.

 
T71/150 508