Lethe 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
14/06/1812 [SD] - 13/08/1816 [ED] → Owner
09/08/1796 [SD] - 13/06/1812 [ED] → Trust beneficiary
- 09/08/1796 [ED] → Owner
09/08/1796 [SD] - → Annuitant
1777 [EA] - 1779 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Agent
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver

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£4,866 16S 3D

Estate Information (39)

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1777
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Lawrence Dunbar deceased. Account filed by John Gilks.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 173
1778
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Lawrence Dunbar deceased. Account filed by John Gilks.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 173-4
1779
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Lawrence Dunbar deceased. Account filed by John Figg.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 120
1780
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by George Brown as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 21
1781
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed 1 Dec 1780 to 23 Oct 1781. No ownership details. Account filed by George Brown, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 141
1782
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for 28 Dec 1781 to 16 Dec 1782. No ownership details. Account filed by William Gracie.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 145-146
1796
[Name] Lethe  
 

Bequeathed by Duncan Anderson to his eldest son Robert Anderson.

 
The Law Journal for 1830 (James Holmes, London, 1830), Vol. 8 pp. 91-93.
1797
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Duncan Anderson, Esq, dec. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvie, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 111
1798
[Name] Leithe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Robert Anderson a minor. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvie as overseer for the period 01/01/1798 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 103
1799
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Robert Anderson a minor. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvie as overseer for the period 01/01/1799 to 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 20-21
1799
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1800
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum and steers  
 

Belonging to Robert Anderson as minor. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvie as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 71-72
1800
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
 

Listed in St James in the Earl of Balcarres's letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, with the heirs of Duncan Anderson as the proprietor.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 26. The number of enslaved people was recorded on 01/10/1799.
1801
[Name] Lethe Estate  
[Crop] cattle, sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Robert Anderson a minor. Account filed by Alexander Ogilvy as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 174
1803
[Name] Litho [?] Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of John Anderson a minor. Account filed by Richard McMillan book-keeper for the period 31/12/1802 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 28
1807
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] Logwood, sugar, rum, pimento and stock  
 

Belonging to Robert Anderson a minor. Account filed by William Stewart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 46
1808
[Name] Lethe  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to Robert Anderson a minor. Account filed by William Stewart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 206
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 280(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 148  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11James.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] 282(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
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] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 234  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 267(Tot) 120(F) 147(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Cunningham as agent for Robert Anderson a minor.

 
T71/202 52-58
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 266(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 242  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 236  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Cunningham as Agent to Robert Anderson, a minor, the owner.

 
T71/205 91-92
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 273(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 241  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 266(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 234  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Leith Estate  
 

In the possession of John Cleghorn and Samuel Anderson as Receivers for Leith , appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/211 243-244
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 215  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 204  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 264(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe Estate  
 

In the possession of John Cleghorn and Samuel Anderson as Receivers for Lethe Estate, appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/215 99-100
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 195  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 80  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 258(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 91  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 265(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe Estate  
 

In the possession of Samuel Anderson as Receiver for Lethe Estate, appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/216 unpaginated
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 295(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 90  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 287(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 136  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson, a minor.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 285(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe  
[Stock] 94  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson, a minor.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Lethe Estate  
 

In the possession of Samuel Anderson as Receiver for Lethe Estate, appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/222 9
1839
[Name] Lethe  
[Size] 1984  
 

Registered to Robert Anderson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.