New 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
1757 [EA] - 1767 [LA] → Previous owner
1783 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Owner
1784 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Previous owner
1784 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Executor
1785 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Previous owner
1799 [EA] - 1824 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney

Identified as his nephew, son of his brother John, now 'on my estate called New Hall' in the will of William 'King' Mitchell made in 1819.

1825 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Tenant-for-life
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Trustee
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Trustee
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (2)

£3,839 9S 9D
£619 14S 4D

Estate Information (51)

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1757
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1758
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1759
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1760
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1761
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1762
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1763
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1763
[Name] New Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a water mill.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1764
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1765
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1766
[Name] Newhall  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Alongside the named estate Newhall the Crop Account details house rent of Mr. Brewster, house rent from John Drudge for a property in Port Royal, a pen, rent of a house on the Parade. Account filed by John Milward as executor of Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 18
1767
[Name] Newhall  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the estate of the late John Gardner Junior Esq deceased. Account filed by John Milward executor of Joseph Milward deceased. Note in the account states that Robert Houston was the late overseer and that sine he had departed the estate John Millward had been informed that Houston disposed of some rum which he did not have permission to do. The quantity of rum disposed of in this way was unknown and Houston had yet to call for his wages.

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

Belonging to the estate of the late Joseph Milward deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 127
1780
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details given. Account filed by John Bannantine.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 10
1782
[Name] New Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Bannantine as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 179-180
1783
[Name] New Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of James Ridge Esq. Account filed by John Bannatine as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 94
1784
[Name] New Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

William Mitchell Esq. the acting executor of James Ridge Esq. deceased. Account filed by Samuel Wint as store keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 163
1785
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

William Mitchell Esquire acting Executor of James Ridge Esquire deceased. Account filed by Samuel Wint Storekeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 120
1786
[Name] Newhall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

William Mitchell Esq receiver for the estates of John Ridge Esq deceased; account filed by Samuel Wint as store keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 144
1787
[Name] New Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

By William Mitchell Esq executor appointed by the will of James Ridge Esq deceased; account filed by Samuel Mint.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 95
1788
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

By William Mitchell Esquire executor of James Ridge Esquire deceased. Account filed by Samuel Wint as store keeper for the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 80
1789
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

By William Mitchell Esquire executor of James Ridge Esquire deceased. Account filed by Samuel Wint store keeper in Spanish Town for the estates.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 375 f.185
1790
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Esquire as executor of the estate of James Ridge Esquire deceased. Account filed by John Newton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 40
1791
[Name] New Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Esquire as executor of the estate of James Ridge Esquire deceased. Account filed by John Tomlinson as clerk to William Mitchell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 376-377
1792
[Name] Newhall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Harrison Buchan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 257-258
1793
[Name] New Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Mitchell Esq. Account filed by Alexander Warden as book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 67-68
1794
[Name] New Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to William Mitchell Esq under the care and management of Messrs James Mitchell and Robert Ross his attornies. Account filed by Alexander Warden as book keeper (the overseer having left).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 61-62
1795
[Name] New Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to William Mitchell, Esq. Account given in by James Mitchell and Robert Ross, attornies. Account filed by John Dundcan, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 41
1798
[Name] New-Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale as a sugar estate with a cattle mill and 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 207(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
 

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to William Mitchell with 207 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at an extraordinary vestry 02/11/1799. The same source gives 12 births in the last three years and the deaths of 5 "Native" and 5 "Imported" enslaved people.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 48.
1807
[Name] New Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Belonging to William Mitchell Esq. Account filed by Robert Mackenzie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 115-116
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 203(Tot)  
[Name] Newhall  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Cath.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of 1809.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 188(Tot)  
[Name] Newhall  
[Stock] 148  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1816
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot)  
[Name] Newhall  
[Stock] 166  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1817) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1817_01.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 235(Tot)  
[Name] Newhall  
[Stock] 143  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 234(Tot) 120(F) 114(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as attorney to William Mitchell an absentee.

 
T71/25 493-500
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 219(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 218(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 13  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 215(Tot) 110(F) 105(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Mitchell as attorney to William Mitchell.

 
T71/26 251-252
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 217(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 211(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 110  
 

Registered to William Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 211(Tot) 108(F) 103(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as one of the attornies of William Mitchell esq.

 
T71/27 225
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 130  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1825) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1825_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 205(Tot) 102(F) 103(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Smith and William Bullock as trustees under the will of William Mitchell esq dec.

 
T71/28 229-230
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 15  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 208(Tot) 104(F) 104(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Smith and William Bullock esq as trustees under the will of Mr Mitchell esq dec.

 
T71/29-31 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 288(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 225(Tot)  
[Name] New Hall  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33STIV.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 225(Tot) 118(F) 107(M)  
[Name] Newhall Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Gordon Esquire as attorney of John Mitchell Esquire, the tenant for life. Last returned by Francis Smith and William Bullcok as trustees and executors of William Mitchell, senior, deceased.

 
T71/32 144
1839
[Name] New Hall  
[Size] 800  
 

Registered to John Mitchell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Thosvale.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.