Delve

Estate Details

View in context on full map


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
1744 [EA] - 1744 [LA] → Owner
1754 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Previous owner
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Not known
1815 [EA] - → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1821 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Previous owner
1830 [EA] - → Previous owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,997 13S 11D

Estate Information (48)

What is this?

1744
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to James Woodcock Esq. Account filed by John Jones as overseer on the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 108
1754
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq. deceased come to the hands of Jacob Johnson as manager of the estate. Account filed by the said Jacob Johnson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 182
1755
[Name] Delve Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the Estate of James Woodcock Esquire deceased, come into the hands of Jacob Johnson Esquire manager. Account filed by Jacob Johnson, manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 22
1757
[Name] Delve Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, molasses, rum, corn  
 

Belonging to the heirs of James Woodcock Esquire deceased come to the hands of Jacob Johnson Esquire, manager. Account filed by Jacob Johnson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 59
1758
[Name] Delve Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, rental of enslaved people, copper  
 

Belonging to the Estate of James Woodcock Esquire deceased, come into the hands of Jacob Johnson Esquire manager. Account filed by Jacob Johnson, manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 92
1759
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the heirs of James Woodcock Esquire and disposed of by Jacob Johnson Esquire, manager. Account filed by Jacob Johnson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 190
1760
[Name] Delve Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, cattle  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esquire, deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson, manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 195
1761
[Name] Delve Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, rental of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esquire deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson, manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 210
1762
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 22
1763
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as manager. Received �40 for 'senetence of a negroe named Gloucester executed for rebellion."

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 61
1763
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Westmoreland in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a cattle mill.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1764
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 117
1769
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as manager and John Archer as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 176
1772
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of James Woodcock Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as manager and John Archer as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 66
1773
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq. deceased. Account filed by John Archer as overseer and manager. Consigned to Hibbert, Purrier and Horton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 174
1777
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to James Woodcock Esq. Account filed by John Archer as overseer and manager.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 127
1777
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq. Account filed by John Archer. Consigned to Hibbert, Purrier and Horton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 66
1778
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of James Woodcock Esq. Account filed by John Knox. Consigned to Hibbert, Purrier and Horton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 67
1788
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

In the possession of William Hylton Esquire. Account filed by Hugh Brown as overseer. Accounts filed for 18/07/1787 to 18/07/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 158-160
1793
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of John and James Graham Esquires attornies to William Hylton Esquire. Account filed by Hugh Cameron as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 352-353 [f.177]
1794
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, rents  
 

Under the direction of John and James Graham Esq.s attornies to William Hylton Esq. Account filed by John Hunter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 149
1795
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers, iron, hire of enslaved people (including masons and plumbers), nails, copper work, carting, jobbing  
 

Account given by John and James Graham attornies to William Hytton, Esqs. Account filed by John Hunter,late overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 13
1796
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old iron boilers  
 

Belonging to William D Hytton Esq. Account filed by William Godfrey.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by George Barnes, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 159
1798
[Name] Delve Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Hyllan Esq. Account filed by Andrew Connelly as overseer for the period 01/01/1798 to 01/08/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 268-269
1799
[Name] Delve  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Westmoreland 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 246(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
 

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.
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 223(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 189  
 

Registered to William Hylton.

 
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.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 46  
 

Registered to William Hylton.

 
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.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 176(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 164  
 

Registered to Kenneth McKenzie, receiver.

 
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] 203(Tot) 110(F) 93(M)  
[Name] Delve Estate  
 

In the possession of William James and Hugh James as joint owners.

 
T71/178 198-200
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 206(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 222  
 

Registered to William & Hugh James.

 
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.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 204(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 223  
 

Registered to William John and Hugh James.

 
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] 200(Tot) 110(F) 90(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William, Jno and Hugh James as owners.

 
T71/179 Book 3 4
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 21  
 

Registered to William John and Hugh James.

 
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] 201(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 227  
 

Registered to William J. James deceased and Hugh James.

 
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] 197(Tot) 105(F) 92(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Hugh James as joint owner.

 
T71/180 Book 2 5 to 6
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 198(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 207  
 

Registered to William J. James deceased and Hugh James.

 
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.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 199(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 211  
 

Registered to William and Hugh James.

 
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] 199(Tot) 108(F) 91(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Hugh James Esquire as joint proprietor of the Delve Estate.

 
T71/181 280-281
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 199(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 53  
 

Registered to Hugh James.

 
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.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 202(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 44  
 

Registered to Hugh James.

 
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.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 198(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to Hugh James.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot) 110(F) 90(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William J. James deceased and Hugh James as owners.

 
T71/184 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 197(Tot)  
[Name] Delve  
[Stock] 22  
 

Registered to Hugh James deceased.

 
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] 195(Tot)  
[Name] Delvey  
 

Registered to Stewart West.

 
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] 192(Tot) 110(F) 82(M)  
[Name] Delve Estate  
 

In the possession of John West Esquire Junior as trustee for the Delve Estate. Registered by William Walker.

 
T71/188 329
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] Delvey  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to Stewart West.

 
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.