Buff Bay River

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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] - 1789 [LA] → Overseer

Inferred to have been the same man as the later slave-owner of Hopetoun in St George

1809 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Owner
1816 [EA] - 1834 [EY] → Trust beneficiary
1817 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

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£2,186 5S 1D

Estate Information (26)

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1788
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Crop] Coffee, cotton  
 

Account filed by James Gillespie planter overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 278
1789
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Crop] Coffee  
 

Account filed by James Gillespie as overseer. Accounts filed for 23/05/1789 to 23/05/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 204
1798
[Name] Buff-Bay-River  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St George 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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1807
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, coffee and cattle  
 

Account presented by John Phillips as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 214
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to John Hossack.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11George.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 141(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 8  
 

Registered to John Hossack.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812and.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
[Name] Buff-Bay River  
[Stock] 47  
 

Registered to John Hosack.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to Biggar & Phillips.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot) 67(F) 87(M)  
[Name] Buff Bay River Estate  
 

In the possession of John Beggar & John Phillips as Attornies to the Exeuctrix & Executors of John Hosack Esq deceased.

 
T71/158 6
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 34  
 

Registered to Biggar & Phillips.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] BuffBay River  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to J. Biggar & J. Phillips.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 155(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Biggar and John Phillips as Attornies to the Executrix and Executor of John Hasock Esquire deceased.

 
T71/159 2
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 165(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 39  
 

Registered to John Biggar & J. Phillips.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to Philip Jaquet.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 166(Tot) 74(F) 92(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Philip Jaquet as Attorney to the Heir of John Hosack deceased. Previous total given in by John Biggar and John Philips in St Georges.

 
T71/160 7
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to Philip Jaquet.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 166(Tot) 74(F) 92(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Philip Jaquet as Attorney to the Heirs of John Hosack deceased.

 
T71/161 367
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
 

Registered to Philip Jaquet.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 165(Tot)  
[Name] Buf fBay River  
 

Registered to Philip Jaquet.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 4  
 

Registered to Hon. John Bell, attorney.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29portgeorg.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) 64(F) 76(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Bell as Attorney to the Heirs of John Hosack deceased.

 
T71/162 325
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 137(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 10  
 

Registered to Hon. John Bell, attorney.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 136(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 14  
 

Registered to Hon. John Bell, attorney.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 137(Tot)  
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Stock] 15  
 

Registered to Hon. John Bell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 137(Tot) 64(F) 73(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Bell as Attorney to the Guardian of the Heirs of James Hosack.

 
T71/163 467
1839
[Name] Buff Bay River  
[Size] 820  
 

Registered to William Hosack.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.

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