King's Valley 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
1767 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Joint owner
1771 [EA] - 1780 [LA] → Owner
1784 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Owner
1810 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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£5,725 2S 4D

Estate Information (52)

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1763
[Name] King's Valley  
[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)
1767
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John and Henry Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esqs. Under the care and direction of William Lewis and John Somerville Esqs. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 189
1768
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John and Henry Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esqs. Under the care and direction of William Lewis and John Somerville Esqs. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 181
1769
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John and Henry Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esqs. Under the care and direction of William Lewis and John Somerville Esqs. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 189
1770
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John and Henry Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esqs. Under the care and direction of John Somerville Esq. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 189
1771
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esq. Under the care and direction of John Somerville Esq. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 188
1772
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esq. Under the care and direction of John Somerville Esq. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 190
1773
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to John Pennant of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esq. Under the care and direction of John Somerville Esq. Account filed by Robert Nichols, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 190
1780
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

The property of John Pennant Esq. Robert Dunstan as attorney. Account filed by Hugh Brodie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 195
1784
[Name] King's Valley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The propety of the Right Hon. Richard Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Herring as attorney to Lord Penrhyn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 217
1787
[Name] King's Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Lord Penrhyn; account filed by Julines Hering, attorney. List of sugar and rum shipped and consigned, list of sugar and rum sent to London.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 105
1787
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the Right Hon Lord Penrhyn; account filed by Julius Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 213
1788
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 104
1789
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 153-154 [f.77]
1790
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Richard Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney. Accounts filed for 01/01/1790 to 31/07/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 219 [f.110]
1791
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Rich.d Lord Penryn. Account filed by Julius Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 275-276
1792
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julius Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 427-428 [f.203]
1793
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Richard Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney. Accounts filed for 01/01/1793 to 31/07/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 306-307
1794
[Name] K Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julines Hering his attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 33
1795
[Name] K Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Rt Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julinus Herring, attorney to estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 1
1796
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Rt Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account filed by Julinus Herring, attorney to estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 50
1797
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to theRt Hon Lord Penrhyn. Account given and filed by Oliver Hering, Esq, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 176
1798
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Lord Penrhyn under the care and direction of Oliver Herring and Samuel Jeffries his attornies. Account filed by John Shaw as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 208
1799
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of Lord Penrhyn under the care and direction of Oliver Hering and Samuel Jeffries as attorneys. Account filed by John Shaw as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 92-93
1799
[Name] King's Valley  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Westmoreland as a sugar estate with a cattle mill 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] 284(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
 

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] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of Lord Penrhyn under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries attorney for the estate. Account filed by John Shaw as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 98
1801
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the Right Hon Richard Lord Penrhyn, under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries, Attorney for said Estate. Account filed by John Shaw as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 228
1803
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, old copper and brass  
 

Property of the Hon Richard Lord Penrhyn under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries his attorney. Account filed by E P Petgrave as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 88
1807
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old copper and livestock  
 

Belonging to the Right Honourable Richard Lord Penrhyn and under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries his attorney up until 27th June 1807. David Ewart succeeded Samuel Jeffries as estate attorney. Account filed by Alexander Shaw as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 61
1808
[Name] Kings Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Belonging to George Hay Dawkins Pennant Esq. and under the care and direction of David Ewart up to June 1808 as attorney to the Right Honorable Lord Penhryn deceased. Estate since June 1808 under the care and direction of John Shand, William Shand and Francis Graham Esqs. as attornies to G. H. Dawkins Pennant Esq. Account filed by Thomas Johnstone as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 215-216
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 311(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 332  
 

Registered to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke.

 
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] 292(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 179  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke.

 
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] 322(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 384  
 

Registered to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke.

 
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] 326(Tot) 174(F) 152(M)  
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke, Baronet the owner.

 
T71/178 171-175
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 322(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 345  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 387(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 352  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 382(Tot) 205(F) 177(M)  
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of Simon Knoubly as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke Baronet.

 
T71/179 Book 10 1
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 379(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 379(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 328  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

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

In the possession of John Irvin on Kings Valley Estate as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clark Baronet.

 
T71/180 Book 3 36-38
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 377(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 386  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 370(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 389  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 360(Tot) 200(F) 160(M)  
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of John Irving as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke Bart.

 
T71/181 159-160
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 365(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 141  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 351(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 112  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke, Baronet.

 
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] 342(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 125  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke.

 
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] 357(Tot)  
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of John Irving as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke Bart.

 
T71/182 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 353(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 147  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke.

 
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] 346(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 134  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke.

 
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] 336(Tot) 180(F) 156(M)  
[Name] Kings Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of William Gordon as attorney to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke Baronet.

 
T71/189 63
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 336(Tot)  
[Name] King's Valley  
[Stock] 135  
 

Registered to Sir Simon H. Clarke.

 
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.