Worcester

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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
1768 [EA] - 1772 [LA] → Owner
1774 [EA] - 1804 [EY] → Owner

Shown as owner but probably tenant-for-life

1809 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1835 [EY] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,629 5S 8D

Estate Information (55)

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1768
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Patrick Gray as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 102
1769
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Patrick Gray as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 174
1770
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Patrick Gray as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 13
1771
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Patrick Gray as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 72
1772
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Patrick Gray as overseer on the instruction of William Hall Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 43
1774
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] Sugar  
[Stock] 137  
 

Listed as belonging to William Hall with 5 men bearing arms and 0 women or children; the same source gives the estate producing 149 hogsheads and 13 trcs. of sugar.

 
Edward Long, 'A List of Sugar Estates and other Properties in the Parish of Saint James as they were in the Month of September 1774 shewing the number of white People residing in said Parish particularising those able to bear Arms, the number of Slaves & Stock & the number of hogsheads of Sugar made on the several Estates in the Crop of the year 1774' transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/StJames1774.htm
1775
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esq. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 33
1776
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esq. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 58
1787
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esq; account filed by Charles Boswell attorney for the estates. Worcester and Roundhill Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 218
1788
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell attorney for the property.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 326
1789
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 161 [f.81]
1790
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell as attorney for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 217 [f.109]
1791
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The properties of William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 39-40
1792
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The properties of William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 32-33
1793
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The properties of William Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 333-334
1794
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Hall Esq on order of John Perry Esq attorney for the plantation. Account filed by William Reid as overseer for the period 16/01/1794 to 15/06/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 138
1795
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Hall Esq on order of John Perry Esq attorney for the plantation. Account filed by William Reid as overseer for the period 18/01/1795 to 01/04/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 150-151
1796
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers, labour  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esq. Account given by John Perry, Esq, attorney. Account filed by William Reed, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Worcester Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers, mules, cattle  
 

Belonging to William Hall of GB. Account given by John Perry, Esq, attorney. Account filed by William Reid, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 183
1798
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of William Hall Esq of Great Britain on order of John and William Perry Esq.s attornies for the plantation. Account filed by William Reid as overseer for the period 10/12/1797 to 08/06/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 113
1799
[Name] Worcester Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed by William Reid overseer. The property of William Hall of the City of Bath.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 171-172
1799
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James 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] Worcester  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James as a sugar estate with a watermill 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] Worcester Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Hall Esq of the City of Bath in the Kingdom of Great Britain. Account given in by the order of John and William Perry Esquires, attornies. Account filed by William Reid as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 3
1800
[Number of enslaved people] 298(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
 

Listed in St James in the Earl of Balcarres's letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, with William Hall as the proprietor.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 27. The number of enslaved people was recorded on 01/10/1799.
1801
[Name] Worcester Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall Esq, account given in by order of John and William Perry Esquires attornies for said penn. Account filed by William Reid as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 140-141
1804
[Name] Worcester Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, ewes and old steers  
 

Belonging to William Hall, Esq, of Bath in Great Britain. Account filed in the name of William Blackatter, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 124
1807
[Name] Worcester  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock, cattle labour, an old still, old tin and old brass  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Hall Esq. late of the Kingdom of Great Britain deceased. Account filed by William Reid as overseer and given in by David Kerr and William Reed as attornies for the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 138-139
1808
[Name] Worcestor  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Hall Esq. late of the Kingdom of Great Britain deceased. Account filed by Alexander Fraser as overseer and given in by David Kerr and William Reid Esqs. attornies to the trustees and heirs of the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 184
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 141  
 

Registered to William Hall deceased. Assumed to include Kempshot Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11James.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 300(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester etc.  
[Stock] 116  
 

Registered to trustees of William Hall. Assumed to include Kempshot Pen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 243(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 112  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot) 119(F) 119(M)  
[Name] Worcester Estate  
 

In the possession of William Allen as attorney to the trustees of William Hall deceased.

 
T71/202 271-276
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 110  
 

Registered to William Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 237(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Allen as Attorney to Thomas Dehaney Hall, the owner.

 
T71/207 56
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 48(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Allen as Attorney to Thomas Dehaney Hall, the owner.

 
T71/207 58
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 120  
 

Registered to heirs of William Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 239(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 128  
 

Registered to Thomas B. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester Estate and Kempshot Pen  
 

In the possession of John Irving as Attorney to Thomas D Hall Esq. Total number of enslaved people on Worcester and Kempshot combined.

 
T71/211 61-64
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 288(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 243  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 282(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester Estate and Kempshot Pen  
 

In the possession of John Irving as Attorney to Thomas Dehany Hall Esq. Total number of enslaved people on Worcester and Kempshot combined.

 
T71/214 97-98
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 272(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 212(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Thomas Glen as Attorney to Thomas Dehany Hall Esq.

 
T71/218 unpaginated
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 49(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Thomas Glen as Attorney to Thomas Dehany Hall Esq.

 
T71/218 unpaginated
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 232  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 232  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 87  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester and Kempshot  
[Stock] 87  
 

Registered to Thomas D. Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 194(Tot)  
[Name] Worcester Estate  
 

In the possession of Thomas Glen as Attorney to Thomas D Hall Esq.

 
T71/222 260