Meylersfield

Estate Details


Associated People (9)

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
03/03/1818 [SD] - 1837 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
22/05/1805 [SD] - 03/03/1818 [ED] → Owner
- 1792 [EY] → Owner

In his will Jeremiah Meyler secured two annuities totalling £50 p.a. on Meylersfield

1793 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Owner
1807 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1818 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£8,092 7S 5D

Estate Information (31)

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1793
[Name] Maylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Richard Meyler Esquire. Account filed by George Murray Esquire his attorney. Accounts filed for 01/10/1792 to 01/10/1793. Maylersfield and Orange Grove filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 374-375
1794
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old brass  
 

Belonging to Richard Meyler Esq. Account filed by George Murray for the year 1794 to 01/10/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 154-155
1795
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Richard Meyler Esq. Account filed by Allan McDonald one of his attornies and overseer on Meylersfield plantation for the year ending 01/10/1795. Meylersfield and Orange Grove plantations filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 267-268
1796
[Name] Maylorsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people, mule hire  
 

Belonging to Richard Meylor Esq. Account given and filed by George Murray, attorney. Maylorsfield and Orange Grove Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 85
1797
[Name] Meylorsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum and steers  
 

Account given by Alan McDonald, Esq, attorney to Richard Meylor, Esq. Meylorsfield and Orange Grove Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 123
1798
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Richard Meyler Esq. Account filed by George Murray his attorney for the year ending 01/10/1798. Meylersfield and Orange Grove plantations filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 146
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 442(Tot)  
[Name] Maylersfield  
 

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] Meylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Estate of Richard Meyler Esq under the care and direction of Allan MacDonald planter, his attorney. Account filed by said Allan MacDonald for the year ending 31/12/1799. Meylersfield and Orange Grove plantations filed together. Crops not differentiated by plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 34
1807
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood and cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Meyler Esq. deceased. Account presented by Edward Smith as overseer and attorney for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 206
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 540(Tot)  
[Name] Beeston Spring and Meylersfield  
[Stock] 745  
 

Registered to heirs of Richard Meyler.

 
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] 550(Tot)  
[Name] Beeston Spring etc.  
[Stock] 374  
 

Registered to Richard Meyler deceased. Assumed to be Beeston Spring and Meylersfield.

 
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] 495(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 521  
 

Registered to Richard Meyler.

 
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] 501(Tot) 289(F) 212(M)  
[Name] Meylersfield Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of Edward Smith Esquire as attorney to Richard Meyler Esquire the owner.

 
T71/178 203-208
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 499(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 455  
 

Registered to Richard Meyler.

 
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] 194(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 47  
 

Registered to Richard Meyler.

 
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] 495(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 471  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 508(Tot) 284(F) 224(M)  
[Name] Meylersfield and Beeston Spring  
 

In the possession of James Corne Pownall and Edward Smith as attornies to Richard Bright, heir to Richard Meyler.

 
T71/179 Book 5 22
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 501(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 454  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 518(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 421  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 513(Tot) 292(F) 221(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Edward Smith and James C. Pownall Esquires as attornies to Richard Bright as heir at law to Richard Meyler deceased.

 
T71/180 Book 3 1
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 485(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 389  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 494(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 203  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 493(Tot) 279(F) 214(M)  
[Name] Mylersfield Estate  
 

In the possession of Edward Smith as attorney to Richard Bright Esquire heir at law to Richard Meyler Esquire deceased.

 
T71/181 164-166
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 8(Tot)  
[Name] Beeston's Spring  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 274(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 215  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 488(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 241  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 488(Tot) 278(F) 210(M)  
[Name] Meylersfield Estate  
 

In the possession of John Thomas Williams as attorney to Richard Bright Esquire heir at law to Richard Meyler deceased.

 
T71/182 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 467(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 235  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 453(Tot)  
[Name] Meylersfield  
[Stock] 235  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 445(Tot)  
[Name] Meyersfield  
[Stock] 235  
 

Registered to Richard Bright.

 
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] 462(Tot) 265(F) 197(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Edward Smith as attorney to Richd. Bright heir at law to Richd. Mayler deceased.

 
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