Ridgland

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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
1741 [EA] - 1769 [LA] → Previous owner
1787 [EA] - 1810 [LA] → Joint owner
1810 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Owner
1827 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Other
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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£2,054 17S 3D

Estate Information (46)

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1741
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Estate of William Ricketts. Account filed by Isaac ???? . . . page section missing.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 197-198
1741
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Estate of William Ricketts deceased. Account filed by George Goodin Esq. acting executor of the last will and testament of William Ricketts deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 198-199
1761
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses, cattle, rental and sale of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esquire deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esquire, executor of William Ricketts.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 209-210
1762
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as the sole executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 21
1763
[Name] Ridgeland  
[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)
1763
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Gentle as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 124
1764
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 90
1764
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Robert Gentle as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 124
1768
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as the sole executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 155
1768
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Michael McLachlan as overseer and Jacob Johnson Esq. as the sole executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 54
1769
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Ricketts Esq. deceased. Account filed by Michael McLaughlan. Jacob Johnson Esq. as the sole executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 200
1787
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Filed for 27 Jul 1786 to 7 Jul 1787. The property of John and James Ricketts Esq; account filed by John Foster as book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 186
1788
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John and James Ricketts Esquires. Account filed by William Oliver as overseer. Accounts filed for 09/07/1787 to 09/07/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 162-163 f.82
1789
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of John and James Ricketts Esquires. Account filed by Thomas Weaver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 361 f.178
1790
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to John and James Ricketts Esquires under the care and direction of William Hylton Esquire. Account filed by James Roach as overseer. Accounts filed for 07/07/1789 to 07/07/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 98-99 [f.44]
1792
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, hire of enslaved people  
 

Under the direction of James Graham and Jacob Johnson trustees for John Rickitts and James Ricketts Esquire. Account filed by Hugh Cameron as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 17-18
1793
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Under the direction of James Graham and Jacob Johnson trustees for John Rickitts and James Ricketts Esquires. Account filed by Hugh Cameron as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 351-352 [f.176]
1794
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, one cow, rents  
 

Under the care and direction of James Graham and Jacob Johnson Esq.s trustees for John and James Rickette Esq. s. Account filed by Hugh Cameron as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 152-153
1796
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Parkinson. The property of John Rickett Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 83-84
1797
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Parkinson overseer. The property of John and James Recketts Esquire.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 85-86
1798
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Hugh James overseer. The property of John and James Recketts.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 82-83
1798
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of John and James Ricketts Esq. Account filed by Hugh James as overseer for the period 25/07/1798 to 25/07/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 226
1799
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John and James Ricketts Esquires. Account filed by Hugh James as overseer. Accounts filed for 1798-1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 110-111
1799
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Westmoreland as a sugar estate with 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] 142(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
 

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. 37.
1800
[Name] Ridgland Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum and hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to John and James Ricketts Esquires. Account filed by Hugh James as overseer. Accounts filed for 1799-1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 109
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 136(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Stock] 118  
 

Registered to John and James Ricketts.

 
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] 127(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 38  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 125(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Stock] 97  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 123(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 113  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 122(Tot) 74(F) 48(M)  
[Name] Ridgeland Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of Samuel Vaughan as attorney to James Ricketts Esquire the owner.

 
T71/178 349-350
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 120(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 125  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 132(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 119  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 113(Tot) 67(F) 46(M)  
[Name] Ridgeland Estate  
 

In the possession of the Honble Samuel Vaughan as attorney to James Ricketts.

 
T71/179 Book 5 5
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 128(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 114  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 109(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 90  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 109(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Samuel Vaughan as attorney to James Ricketts.

 
T71/180 Book 8 20-21
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 116(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 93  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 116(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to James Ricketts.

 
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] 103(Tot) 61(F) 42(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Samuel Vaughan as owner. Purchased from James Ricketts; formerly registered by Samuel Vaughan as attorney to James Ricketts.

 
T71/181 392-394
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 107(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to John A. Vaughan.

 
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] 109(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgeland  
[Stock] 8  
 

Registered to John A. Vaughan.

 
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] 107(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Wm H. Knott as one of the attornies of William Vaughan Esquire. Increase by purchase at Marshalls Sale and formerly registered by Samuel Vaughan Esquire as owner. Note this return has been bound in T71/187 in two parts, the first page near the beginning of the volume and the second page near the end.

 
T71/187 [unpaginated]
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 128(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 8  
 

Registered to William Vaughan.

 
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] 117(Tot)  
[Name] Ridgland  
[Stock] 8  
 

Registered to William Vaughan.

 
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] 113(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Henry Knoll and W. A. Hamilton as attornies to William Vaughan Esquire.

 
T71/188 287