Hope 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
1775 [EA] - 1780 [LA] → Previous owner
1807 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Receiver
1807 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Receiver
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

Owned some enslaved people upon this estate although most were in the hands of mortgagees.

1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trustee
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Associated Claims (2)

£1,654 13S 5D
£214 1S 2D

Estate Information (32)

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1743
[Name] [no name given]  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Estate of Dr. James Hay deceased. Account received and filed by Daniel Brodbelt.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 91
1775
[Name] Lodges Hope  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, coffee and livestock.  
 

Late the property of Thomas Trower Esq. deceased and under the care and direction of James Trower and Edward Foord Esqs. as executors and trustees of the last will and testament of of the said Thomas Trower. Account filed by Richard Gilborne as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 296
1779
[Name] Lodges Hope  
[Crop] sugar, rum and pimento  
 

Belonging to the late Thomas Trower deceased. Account filed by Malcom Mclachen

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 218
1780
[Name] Lodger Hope Estate and other properties  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento  
 

Belonging to the late Thomas Trower. Account filed by Malcolm McLachern as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 8
1798
[Name] Toms Hope  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Portland in James Robertson's 1804 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a cattle mill.

 
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.
1806
[Name] Hope  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Disposal of produce of the estate up to the 14th October, 1806 the day after the death of Donald Clarke Esq. Account filed by James McFarlane as overseer. Filed for 1806 (up to 14th October).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 65
1807
[Name] Hope  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Donald Clarke and William Smith deceased and now in the possession of Henry West & Co. Account filed by James McFarlane as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 65-66
1808
[Name] Hope  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Donald Clarke and William Smith deceased and now in the possession of Henry West and Co. Account filed by James McFarlane as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 205-206
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 314(Tot)  
[Name] Grange and Hope  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to West & Co. Henry (Receivers).

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Portld.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 117(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 51  
 

Registered to West Henry & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 14(Tot) 7(F) 7(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Maurice West as joint owner with Alexander Henry and Robert Henry.

 
T71/151 28
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 95(Tot) 38(F) 57(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Mais, William Henry West and Alexander Fencer (? As Attornies to James Sterling of the City of London, a Trustee.

 
T71/151 98-99
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 54  
 

Registered to West Henry & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 12  
 

Registered to West Henry & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 15(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander Ferrier as one of the Attornies of Robert Henry.

 
T71/152 37
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 90(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Mais, William Henry West and Alexander Ferrier as Attornies to James Sterling of the City of London, Trustee.

 
T71/152 12
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 34  
 

Registered to West Henry & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 16(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Stewart West jnr as Attorney of Robert Henry snr.

 
T71/153 78
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 85(Tot)  
[Name] Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of John Mais as Attorney of Thomas N Kemble, mortgagee.

 
T71/153 75
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 114(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble. Number of enslaved people unclear - faded.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 64  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 15(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Stewart West as Attorney to A Henry (?) as the property of Henry West and Co.

 
T71/154 50
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 90(Tot) 38(F) 52(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Mais as Attorney to Thomas Nash Kemble, mortgagee.

 
T71/154 50
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 68  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29portgeorg.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 13(Tot)  
[Name] Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of Stewart West as Attorney to Alexander Henry Esq and as the property of Messrs Henry West and Co.

 
T71/155-156 [unpaginated]
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 92(Tot) 39(F) 53(M)  
[Name] Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of John Mais as Attorney to Thomas Nash Kemble, mortgagee.

 
T71/155-156 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 29  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 26  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 89(Tot)  
[Name] Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of John Mais as Attorney to Thomas Nash Kemble as Mortgagee.

 
T71/157 131
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot)  
[Name] Hope  
[Stock] 25  
 

Registered to Thomas N. Kemble.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Portld.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.

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