Spring 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
- 1830 [LA] → Annuitant
Annuitant
- 1826 [LA] → Annuitant
- 1781 [EY] → Annuitant
1767 [EA] - 1767 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Annuitant
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney

Tentative association with William Gordon Attorney of the Haughton Clarke family

1829 [EA] - → Owner
1830 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Annuitant
1830 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Annuitant
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1832 [EA] - → Agent

Associated Claims (1)

£1,761 10S 9D

Estate Information (51)

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1767
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the Hon. Montague James Esq. Account filed by Samuel Torent James as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 169
1768
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 169
1769
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 169
1771
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Edmund Parkinson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 187
1772
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Edward Parkinson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 205
1780
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the late Montague James Esq. Account filed by John Philip Boteler clerk to Spring. Produce disposed of by John Jarrett Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 138
1781
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Montague James Esq. Account filed by John Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 138
1782
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Montague James Esq. Account filed by John Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 139
1783
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Montague James Esq. deceased. Crop disposed of by Francis Grant Esq. Account filed by John Smith late the overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 87
1784
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Montague James Esq. deceased. Crop disposed of by Francis Grant Esq. Account filed by John Smith late the overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 219
1787
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Montague James Esq deceased; account filed by William Campbell, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 117
1787
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by William Campbell planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 23 f.12
1788
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Campbell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 219 f.119
1789
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Campbell planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 302-303 f.150
1790
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of the heirs of Montague James Esquire deceased disposed of by Charles Lander Esquire. Account filed by Wm Wakes planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 232-233 [f.117]
1792
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Oliver as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 222
1793
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Young as overseer

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 7
1794
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Young as overseer for the period 01/07/1793 to 01/07/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 171-172
1795
[Name] Spring sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Frew as overseer for the period 01/01/1795 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 187
1796
[Name] Spring sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum.  
 

Belonging to the annuitants of the estate. Account filed by John Frew, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Spring sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of the annuitants of the estate. Account filed by John Frew as overseer for the period 01/01/1797 to 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 56
1798
[Name] Spring sugar  
[Crop] sugar, rum, rent  
 

Account filed by John Frew overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 73-74
1799
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Hanover 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
[Name] Spring sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, rents, old iron  
 

Account filed by John Frew as overseer for the period 01/01/1799 to 31//12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 126-127
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
 

Registered in Hanover to Spring Annuitants with 134 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, return given at a vestry meeting 23/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 25.
1800
[Name] Spring sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Belonging to or in the possession of the annuitants of said Estate. Account filed by Robert Walker as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 95
1803
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

On the order of James Ferguson Esq attorney for the estate. Account filed by Robert Walker as overseer for the year 1803 to 01/07/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 78
1804
[Name] Spring Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, rent for land  
 

Account given in name of James Ferguson, Esq, attorney for said estate. Account filed by Robert Walker, overseer for said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 79
1807
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Disposal of crop delivered by the order of James Ferguson Esq. as attorney for the estate. Account filed by William Smith as overseer. Filed for 1807 (to the 1st July).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 49-50
1808
[Name] Spring  
[Crop] sugar, rum, land rental and livestock  
 

Disposal of estate produce thereof delivered by order of Andrew Reddie. Under the care and management of William Smith as overseer. Account filed by William Smith.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 190
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 87  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.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] 141(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 120(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 73  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15hano.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] Spring  
[Stock] 90  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 121(Tot) 71(F) 50(M)  
[Name] Spring Sugar Plantation  
 

In the possession of Andrew Reddie as attorney to the annuitants of Spring Estate absentees. Note this entry covers 3 pages, numbered as p. 667. 668 and then 667 again. The following page is another p. 668.

 
T71/190 667
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 111(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 105  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 108  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 104(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 100(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Estate  
 

In the possession of William Allen as attorney to the annuitants of the Spring Estate.

 
T71/192 446-447
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 92  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 102(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
 

Registered to Spring, Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 99(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Gordon as agent to the Spring annuitants.

 
T71/193 330
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 99(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
 

Registered to Spring, Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 97(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 24  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Estate  
 

In the possession of John Chisholm as owner.

 
T71/194 81
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 73  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot)  
[Name] Spring  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to Spring, Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 91(Tot) 48(F) 43(M)  
[Name] Spring Estate  
 

In the possession of William Saffery as agent for the honourable Samuel Jackson receiver.

 
T71/199 236
1839
[Name] Spring  
[Size] 850  
 

Registered to Spring Annuitants.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.