Dean's Valley Waterworks 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
1788 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Receiver

Shown simply as in possession in all but one year, when he was shown as Receiver

1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Trustee
1815 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Trustee
1817 [EA] - → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Owner

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£3,534 19S 7D

Estate Information (32)

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1788
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

In the possession of the Hon. James Wildman Esquire. Account filed by James Ferguson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 380
1789
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of and under the care and direction of the Hon. James Wildman receiver appointed by the Chancellor. Account filed by James Ferguson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 250-251 f.127
1790
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

In the possession of the Hon. James Wildman. Account filed by James Ferguson as former overseer. Accounts filed for From 14/08/1789 to 1790 [date unclear].

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 235 [f.118]
1791
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In possession of the Hon. James Wildman Esquire. Account filed by William Irving as overseer. Accounts filed for 14/07/1790 to 14/07/1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 156-157 [f.73]
1797
[Name] Dean Valley Water Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cane plants, old copper  
 

Account given by James Wedderburn, Receiver appointed by Chancery. Account filed by James Ferguson, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 211
1797
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, herrings  
 

On the order of George Atkinson and Matthew Atkinson Esq.s receivers appointed by the Chancellor. Account filed by James Ferduson as overseer for the period 17/07/1797 to 17/07/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 83
1799
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Ferguson as overseer for the year 1799 to 29/08/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 66-67
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 214(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Water Work  
 

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.
1799
[Name] Deans-Valley Water-Works  
[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.
1800
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

On the order of Matthew Atkinson Esq receiver. Account filed by James Mure as overseer for the period 01/09/1799 to 01/09/1800

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 105
1801
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Delivered by order of Matthew Atkinson Esq, receiver. Account filed by James Ware (?) as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 153
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 233(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 215  
 

Registered to William Green, trustee.

 
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] 232(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 132  
 

Registered to William Green (trustee).

 
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] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 235  
 

Registered to William Fairclough, trustee.

 
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] 163(Tot) 92(F) 71(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works Sugar Plantation  
 

In the possession of William Fairclough as trustee for the heirs of Thomas Partridge Tharpe Esquire deceased the owners.

 
T71/178 137-139
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 296  
 

Registered to William Fairclough, trustee.

 
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] 218(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley W.W.  
[Stock] 277  
 

Registered to William Fairclough, trustee.

 
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] 153(Tot) 85(F) 68(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works  
 

In the possession of Thomas Ricketts Hylton as attorney for John Tharp.

 
T71/179 Book 3 1
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 217(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 290  
 

Registered to John Tharp.

 
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] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 279  
 

Registered to John Tharp.

 
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] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Deans Valley Water Works  
 

In the possession of William Tharpe as attorney for Deans Valley Water Works. Increase by purchase from Mrs Tharpe from Phoenix Estate in Hanover.

 
T71/180 Book 9 41-42
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 273  
 

Registered to John Tharp.

 
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] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley and Water Works  
[Stock] 292  
 

Registered to John Tharp.

 
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] 161(Tot) 86(F) 75(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Tharpe as agent for John Tharp.

 
T71/181 153-154
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley and Water Works  
[Stock] 97  
 

Registered to John Tharpe.

 
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] 199(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley and Water Works  
[Stock] 103  
 

Registered to John Tharpe.

 
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] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley and Water Works  
[Stock] 93  
 

Registered to John Tharpe.

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

In the possession of William Tharp for John Tharp Esquire.

 
T71/187 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to John Tharpe per receivers.

 
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] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 129  
 

Registered to John Tharpe.

 
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] 140(Tot)  
[Name] Dean Valley Water Works Estate  
 

In the possession of William Miller and George Marrett attornies to John Vaughan and Philip Vaughan Esquires.

 
T71/188 288
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 31  
 

Registered to John Tharpe.

 
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.