Saltspring Pen

Estate Details


Associated People (18)

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
- 1839 [LA] → Owner
- 1797 [EY] → Owner
1741 [EA] - 1756 [LA] → Previous owner
1752 [EA] - 1754 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1767 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Previous owner
1783 [EA] - 1785 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Long, Drake & Long were shown by name as mortgagees-in-possession from 1786 onwards but are identifiable as the mortgagee-in-possession as early as 1783.

1783 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Long, Drake & Long were shown by name as mortgagees-in-possession from 1786 onwards but are identifiable as the mortgagee-in-possession as early as 1783.

1797 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Annuitant
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (1)

£3,298 8S 2D

Estate Information (56)

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1741
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock, fustick and Lignum Vitae  
 

Estate of the late Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Knox as overseer. The estates of Salt Spring and Tennants were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 109
1742
[Name] Salt Spring Estate & Pens  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, livestock, fustick and Lignum Vitae  
 

Belonging to the heirs of the late Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Knox as overseer. The estates of Salt Spring and Tennants were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 10
1743
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and livestock  
 

Belonging to the late Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Knox as overseer of the plantation. The estates of Tennants and Salt Spring were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 83
1752
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock, old copper and a "negroe man sent off"  
 

Estate of Henry Gale a minor and absentee in Great Britain. Account filed by Peter Sergeant as guardian to the said Henry Gale. The estates of Fullers Wood, Salt Spring and Tennant were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 154
1754
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, old pewter and livestock  
 

Estate of Henry Gale a minor. Account filed by Peter Sergeant attorney and guardian to the said Henry Gale a minor. The estates of Salt Spring, Tennant and Fullerwood were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 176-177
1755
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, cattle, rental of enslaved people  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by Peter Sergeant. Salt Spring and Tenant's Estate filed together, crops given for both together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 22
1756
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cotton, copper, cattle  
 

Estate of Henry Gale Esquire deceased. Account filed by Peter Sergeant, overseer. Salt Spring and Tenant's Estate filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 42
1757
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, fustick, cattle  
 

Estate of Jonathan Gale Esquire deceased. Account filed by Peter Sergeant Esquire. Salt Spring and Tenant's Estate filed together with no differentiation of crops.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 48
1767
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, mahogany, logwood and livestock  
 

Belonging to Henry Gale deceased. Account filed by Charles Boswell as one of the administrators of the estate and effects of Henry Gale Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 21
1768
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Henry Gale deceased. Account filed by Leeson Blackwood Esq. as one of the administrators of the estate and effects of Henry Gale Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 118
1769
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the late Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Hart.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 210
1770
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the late Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Hart.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 55
1773
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Johnstone as overser.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 81
1774
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Johnstone as overser.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 89
1775
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased. Account filed by James Johnstone as overser.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 91
1777
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esquire deceased. Account filed by James Johnstone as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 129 f.65
1779
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

The property of William Gale, a minor. Account filed by Charles Hook.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 114
1781
[Name] Salt Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, horses, mules  
 

Account filed for 4 Nov 1780 to 13 Nov 1781. No ownership details given. Account filed by Andrew Bromfield, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 194
1782
[Name] Salt Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed for 13 Nov 1781 to 24 Sept 1782. No ownership details given. Account filed by Andrew Bromfield, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 195
1783
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased and in the possession of Thomas Winter Esq. as attorney for the mortgagee in possession. Account filed by George Mitchell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 142
1786
[Name] Saltspring Estate  
[Crop] rum, mahogany, cart hire, Green ebony, cattle, cooper hire  
 

Property of the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased, under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long, and now in possession of Thomas Winter Esq; account filed by Alex Ogilvie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 106
1786
[Name] Saltspring Estate  
[Crop] Cart hire, cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased, under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long, and now in possession of Thomas Winter Esq; account filed by Alex Ogilvie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 106
1786
[Name] Saltspring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Henry Gale Esq. deceased, under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long, and now in possession of Thomas Winter Esq; account filed by Alex Ogilvie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 181
1786
[Name] Saltspring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Henry Gale Esq deceased under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long merchants in London and in the possession of Caleb Dickinson Esquire their attorney; account filed by Alexander Ogilvy as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 205
1787
[Name] Salt Spring Estate  
[Crop] Cart hire, cattle, sheep, old iron and lead  
 

The property of the heirs of Henry Gale Esquire deceased under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long merchants in London and in possession of Thomas Stokes Salmon Esquire their attorney. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvy as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 48-49 f.25
1788
[Name] Saltspring Settlement  
[Crop] cattle, cotton, hire of enslaved people, cart hire  
 

The properties of the heirs of Henry Gale Esquire deceased under mortgage to Messrs Long, Drake and Long merchants in London in the possession of Thomas Wynter and Thomas Stokes Salmon Esquires their attornies. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvy as overseer. Saltspring and Pedro Settlements filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 374-375 f.207
1788
[Name] Saltspring  
[Crop] [unclear]  
 

Estate of Henry Gale Esquire deceased of which Messrs Long, Drake and Long were mortgagees in possession. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvy as overseer and prepared by Caleb Dickinson Esquire as attorney to Messrs Long, Drake and Long. Accounts filed for [1788 ?].

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 45-49 [f.23-25]
1794
[Name] Salt Spring Penn  
[Crop] cattle, corn, mules, one stag, cotton, hire of enslaved people, one horse  
 

Properties of William Gale Esq. Account filed by John Graham as overseer for the period 31/12/1793 to 31/12/1794. Salt Spring, Pedro and Round Hill Penns filed together. Crops not differentiated by estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 214-215
1795
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] Cows, calves, heifers, steers, horses, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Gale, Esq. Account filed by John Graham, overseer. Salt Spring and Cedar Penn filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 34
1796
[Name] Salt Spring Penn  
[Crop] Pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Account given by Robert Glasgow and Samuel Dellap? Esqs. Account filed by John Graham, late overseer. Salt Spring and Pedro Penns filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Saltspring  
 

Bequeathed by James Gale Senior senior in trust to his children Lewis Goodin Senior, Bernard Martin Senior, James Gale Senior junior and Letitia Maria Senior. The will mentions James Gale Senior inherited the estate as heir at law to the late William Gale Esquire or his father Henry Gale deceased.

 
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1797
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Crop] Pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to James Gale? EsqAccount given by Samuel Dellap? And Robert Glasgow, Esqs, attornies. Account filed by John Graham, Robert Smith and Robert Murdoch, overseer. Salt Spring and Pedro Pens filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 146
1798
[Name] Salt Spring Penn  
[Crop] cattle, hire of enslaved people, pasturage, cotton  
 

Under the direction of John White executor of James Gale Senior Esq deceased. Account filed by John Cameron as overseer. Salt Spring and Pedro penns filed together. Crops not differentiated by penn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 158
1799
[Name] Saltspring plantation  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people, logwood, pasturage, copper, cotton, land rent  
 

Account filed by John Cameron formerly overseer and Dennis Diveyer(?) overseer. Under the direction of John White Executor and Guardian to the Heirs of James Gale Senior Esq deceased. Saltspring and Petho filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 209-210
1799
[Name] Salt Spring Penn  
[Crop] cattle, hire of enslaved people, pasturage, cotton, cart hire, mules  
 

Under the direction of John White executor and guardian to the heirs of James Gale Senior Esq deceased. Account filed by John Cameron as overseer. Salt Spring and Pedro penns filed together. Crops not differentiated by penn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 38
1800
[Name] Salt Spring Penn  
[Crop] cattle, hire of enslaved people, pasturage, cotton, cart hire, rents  
 

Under the management of John White. Account filed by Dennis Diver as overseer on both properties for the period 01/01/1800 to 31/12/1800. Salt Spring and Pedro penns filed together. Crops not differentiated by penn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 66-67
1801
[Name] Saltspring Penn  
[Crop] Livestock (cattle, horses, mules), pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

The property of the Heirs of James Gale Senior deceased. Account filed by Dennis Dwyer as overseer. Saltspring and Pedro Penns filed together. Crops not differentiated.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 47
1804
[Name] Saltspring Penn  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people, mules, hire of carpenters and a cooper, cart hire, hire of blacksmiths, bull  
 

Belonging to Barnard and William Dickinson. Account given in the name of John White, attorney to said estate. Account filed in the name of Dennis Dwyer, overseer to said estate. Saltspring and Pedro Penns filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 128
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 278(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 617  
 

Registered to James G. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 282(Tot)  
[Name] Saltspring  
[Stock] 549  
 

Registered to James Gale Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co1.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot) 161(F) 146(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Bernard Martin Senior as joint owner with Lewis Goodin Senior Esquire, Letitia Maria Senior, spinster and James Gale Senior Esquire.

 
T71/165 787-795
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 302(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 582  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 303(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 422  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot) 166(F) 141(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Bernard Martin Senior as joint proprietor and attorney. Previous entry included an error, corrected in this one, where two children called Boney and Baggy were recorded as males instead of females.

 
T71/167 564-565
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 301(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 430  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_09.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 300(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 489  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 558  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 205(Tot) 115(F) 90(M)  
[Name] Salt Spring Pen  
 

In the possession of Bernard Martin Senior as joint proprietor and attorney of Salt Spring Pen. Large numbers of enslaved people removed to Glenburnie in Westmoreland.

 
T71/168 690-691
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 191(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 397  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot) 113(F) 88(M)  
[Name] Salt Spring Pen  
 

In the possession of John Salmon Junior as attorney.

 
T71/169 685-687
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 398  
 

Registered to Seniors [no forename given].

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot) 107(F) 86(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Bernard Martin Senior as joint proprietor and attorney.

 
T71/173 [Unpaginated]
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 179  
 

Registered to B. M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot) 96(F) 82(M)  
[Name] Saltspring  
 

In the possession of John Salmon junior Esquire as attorney.

 
T71/177 339
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Stock] 159  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Eliz.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Salt Spring  
[Size] 2000  
 

Registered to Bernard M. Senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Eliza.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.