Sweet River Pen

Estate Details


Associated People (8)

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
1776 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Owner
1786 [EA] - 1801 [LA] → Overseer
1810 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Joint owner
1810 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1830 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Not known

Associated Claims (3)

£7,211 13S 9D
£0 S D
£0 S D

Estate Information (47)

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1758
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Estate of John Brown deceased. Account filed by James Pitts, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 116
1759
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by James Pitts, book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 115
1776
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed for 8th January to December 31st 1776. Belonging to Florentine Vassall Esquire. Account filed by William Bodington attorney. Sweet River, Friendship and Greenwich estates all filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 17-18
1777
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Florentine Vassall Esquire. Account filed by William Boddington as attorney. Sweet River, Friendship and Greenwich estates all filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 4-5
1778
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Florentine Vassall Esquire. Account filed by William Boddington as attorney. Sweet River, Friendship and Greenwich estates all filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 18-19
1780
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Ricahrd Vassal Esquire. Account filed by George Simpson overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 16
1782
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of Richard Vassell Esquire. Account filed by Clement Cooke Clarke, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 196-197
1783
[Name] Sweet River  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of Richard Vassall Esq. Account filed by James MacLeod.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 33
1785
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Richard Vassell; account filed by Clement Clarke Esq, attorney for Sweet River Estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 77
1786
[Name] Sweet River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 108
1786
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] cattle, cotton  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 134
1787
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] cotton, old ironcattle  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 143
1788
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] Cotton  
 

Account filed by Peter Stewart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 342
1789
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] Copper, mules, cattle, hire of enslaved people, cotton  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 312-313 f.155
1790
[Name] Sweet River  
[Crop] Coffee [?], cattle, a stag and a horse  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 278
1791
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
[Crop] cattle, hire of enslaved people  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 306
1792
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 105 [f.53]
1793
[Name] Sweet River Estate  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 354
1794
[Name] Sweet River  
[Crop] cotton, cattle, one horse, pasturage  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer for the period 31/12/1793 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 5
1795
[Name] Sweet River  
[Crop] cotton, cattle, logwood, pasturage  
 

Account filed by Peter Stuart planter for the period 31/12/1794 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 149
1796
[Name] Sweet River Plantation  
[Crop] Steers, cows, bull, logwood, pasturage  
 

Account filed by Robert Stewart, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Swat River Penn  
[Crop] Cows, heifers, steers, young steers, calves, bull, horses, pasturage  
 

Belonging to Sir Godfrey Webster, Bt. Account given by Henry Waite Plummer, Esq. Account filed by Peter ?overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 155
1798
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Under the direction of Henry W Plummer Esq attorney to Sir Godfrey Webster Bart. Account filed by Peter Stewart as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 186
1799
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Under the direction of Henry Waite Plummer Esq attorney to Sir Godfrey Webster Bart. Account filed by Peter Stuart as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 55
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
 

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. 36.
1800
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
[Crop] cattle, logwood  
 

Account filed by Peter Stewart as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 225
1801
[Name] Sweet River Pen  
[Crop] Livestock (cattle)  
 

Belonging to the Rt Hon Lord Holland and under the direction of Samuel Jeffries and Robert Scarlett, Attornies for said Pen. Account filed by Peter (?) Stuart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 4
1803
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
[Crop] cattle, logwood  
 

Belonging to the Hon Henry Richard Vassall [Fox] Lord Holland under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries and Robert Scarlett his attornies. Account filed by James Brown as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 85
1807
[Name] Sweet River Pen  
[Crop] Livestock and logwood.  
 

Account filed by James Jack as overseer. Filed for Oct 1806-Oct 1807.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 58
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 432  
 

Registered to (Lord) Holland.

 
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.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 72(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 355  
 

Registered to Right Hon. Lord Holland.

 
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] 72(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 349  
 

Registered to Right Hon. Lord Holland.

 
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] 71(Tot) 37(F) 34(M)  
[Name] Sweet River Penn  
 

In the possession of Henry Waite Plummer as attorney to the Right Honourable Lord Holland and Lady Holland the owners.

 
T71/178 192-193
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 70(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 362  
 

Registered to Right honorable Lord Holland.

 
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] 69(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 321  
 

Registered to Right Hon. Lord Holland.

 
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.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 70(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 336  
 

Registered to Right Honorable Lord Holland.

 
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] 71(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 326  
 

Registered to Right Hon. Lord Holland.

 
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] 70(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River Pen  
 

In the possession of Henry Waite Plummer as attorney to the Right Honorable Lord Holland and Lady Holland on Sweet River Pen.

 
T71/180 Book 6 12 to 13
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 283  
 

Registered to Right Hon. Lord Holland.

 
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] 74(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 263  
 

Registered to Lord and Lady Holland.

 
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] 76(Tot) 35(F) 41(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Robert Allwood as attorney of the Right Honorable Lord and Lady Holland.

 
T71/181 93
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 75(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 348  
 

Registered to Lord and Lady Holland.

 
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.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 83(Tot) 41(F) 42(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Lawson Esquire as attorney of the Right Honble Lord and Lady Holland.

 
T71/184 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 80(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 409  
 

Registered to William Hudson.

 
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] 81(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 427  
 

Registered to Lord and Lady Holland.

 
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] 80(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River  
[Stock] 442  
 

Registered to Lord and Lady Holland.

 
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] 83(Tot)  
[Name] Sweet River Pen  
 

In the possession of James Lawson as attorney to the Rt Honble Lord and Lady Holland.

 
T71/189 247