Hertford

Estate Details


Associated People (7)

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
1756 [EA] - 1767 [LA] → Previous owner
1757 [EA] - 1759 [LA] → Executor

Acting co-executor

1766 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Owner
1799 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Other

Consignee.


Estate Information (39)

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1756
[Name] Hereford Pen  
[Crop] Wood, cattle  
 

The estates of Richard Beckford Esquire. Account filed by Robert Mason, one of the attorneys for the late Richard Beckford Esquire. Smithfield, Hereford Pen, Shrewsbury, Rock River, Fort William, Williamfield filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 37
1757
[Name] Hereford Pen  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Estate of Richard Beckford Esquire deceased, under the care and direction of John Morse & John Vern, acting executors. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Smithfield, Hereford Pen, Shrewsbury, Rock River, Fort William, Williamfield all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 54-55
1758
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Estate of Richard Beckford Esquire deceased, under the care and direction of John Morse & John Vern, acting executors. Account filed by William Foot. Shrewsbury, Roaring River, Fort William, Williamsfield, Hertford Penn, Plant.n Gt Account (sp?), Smitfield & H.d. Pen all filed together with crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 100
1759
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Estate of Richard Beckford Esquire deceased, under the care and direction of John Morse and John Vern, acting executors. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Smithfield, Hertford Pen, Shrewsbury, Rock River, Fort William, Williamfield, Plantn. Gt. Accot. all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 132
1760
[Name] Hertford or Hereford Penn  
[Crop] cattle  
 

Estates of Richard Beckford Esquire, deceased, under the care and direction of John Vern, acting executor. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Smithfield Penn, Hertford Penn, Shrewsbury, Rock River, Fort William and Williamfield plantations, Plantn. Gt. Accot. all filed together. Crops listed separately.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 163
1761
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Stock  
 

Estates of Richard Beckford Esquire, deceased, under the care and direction of John Vern, acting executor. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 211
1762
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock and logwood  
 

Belonging to Richard Beckford deceased. Account filed by Julines Beckford and John Venn acting as executors

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 34
1763
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock and logwood  
 

Belonging to Richard Beckford deceased. Account filed by Julines Beckford and John Venn acting as executors

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 52
1764
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock and logwood  
 

Belonging to Richard Beckford deceased. Account filed by Julines Beckford and John Venn acting as executors

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 107
1765
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to Richard Beckford deceased. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing and Robert Mason Esqs as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4
1766
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Junior Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing and Robert Mason Esqs as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 24
1767
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to Richard Beckford deceased. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing and Robert Mason Esqs as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 68
1768
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Junior Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing and Robert Mason Esqs as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 132
1769
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Junior Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing and Robert Mason Esqs as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 183
1770
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Richard Lewing Esq. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 37
1771
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Samuel William Haughton, Julines Herring and Richard Lewing Esqs. as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 171
1773
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Livestock  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq. Account filed by William Foot, gentleman. Estate under the care and direction of Julines Herring, Richard Lewing and William Foot Esqs. as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 191
1788
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Cotton, pasturage, cart hire, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford under the care and direction of William Foot his attorney. Account filed by said William Foot.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 340-341 f.181
1788
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Cotton, hire of enslaved people, cattle  
 

The property of William Beckford Esquire under the management of William Foot his attorney, for the benefit of John Munro and Charles Payne. Account filed by said William Foot. Accounts filed for 01/06/1787 to 01/01/1789.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 107
1789
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Cotton, hire of enslaved people, cattle  
 

The property of William Beckford Esquire under the management of William Foot his attorney, and under mortgage to John Munro and Charles Payne. Account filed by said Charles Payne. Accounts filed for August 1786 to June 1789 [dates unclear].

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 12-15 [f.6-8]
1789
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people, pasturage  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esquire under the care and direction of George Scott and Samuel Jeffries Esquires as attornies to Messrs Beckford and James as mortgagees in possession. Account filed by William Gilbert as overseer. Accounts filed for 08/06/1789 to 31/12/1789.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 190-191
1790
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Cotton, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esquire under the care and direction of George Scott and Samuel Jeffries attornies to the trustees of Messrs Beckford and James mortgagees in possession. Account filed by Thomas Yeates as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 321-322 [f.160]
1791
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esquire under the care and direction of George Scott and Samuel Jeffries Esquires, attornies to the trustees of Beckford and James mortgagees in possession. Account filed by Thomas Yeates as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 136-137
1794
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq in the possession of Messrs Beckford and Keighly as mortgagees and under the care and direction of George Scott and Samuel Jeffries Esq.s thier attornies. Account filed by said George Greaves as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 153
1795
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Sale and hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford, Esq. Account given by George Scott and Samuel Jeffries, attorneys to Messrs Beckford and Keighley, mortgagees in possession. Account filed by George Greaves, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 6
1796
[Name] Hertfield Penn  
[Crop] sugar, rum,pasturage, road labour, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford, Esq. Account given by Messrs Beckford and Keighley for Messrs Beckford and James of London. Account filed by George Greaves, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Sheep, sale of enslaved people, hire of enslaved people, pasturage, steers  
 

Belonging to William Beckford, Esq. Account given by Samuel Jeffries, attorney. Account filed by George Greaves, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 160
1798
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq in the possession of Messrs Beckford and Keighty for Messrs Beckford and James of London morgagees under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries as attorney to the penn. Account filed by George Greaves as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 209
1799
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq in the possession of Messrs Beckford and Keighly as mortgagees under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries as attorney to the penn. Account filed by Robert Stewart clerk to Samuel Jeffries for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 98
1800
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] hire of enslaved people, some cattle  
 

Belonging to William Beckford Esq deceased in the possession of Messrs Beckford and Keighly trustees and David Ewart Esq [one of the] attornies for the penn. Account filed by Samuel Jeffries attorney to the penn for the year ending 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 92
1801
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] Livestock, hire of enslaved people, logwood  
 

Belonging to the late William Bickford Esq deceased and in the possession of George Hibbert, Jesse Curling (?) and Edward Fuhr Esquires, Trustees. Under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries, Attorney for said Estate. Account filed by David Robertson as.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 225
1803
[Name] Hertford Penn  
[Crop] rent  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Esq deceased under the care and management of Samuel Jeffries attorney to the trustees for the penn. Account filed by George Kirlen for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 83
1807
[Name] Hertford Pen  
[Crop] Rental of the Pen and hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Willliam Beckford Esq. deceased. In the possession of George Hibbert Esq. and other trustees and under the care and direction of Samuel Jeffries their attorney to the 1st July 1807 when Samuel Jeffries quitted. He was succeeded by William Forbes and George Kirlew as attornies on 1st July 1807. Account filed by George Kirlew as clerk to Samuel Jeffries.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 90
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 103(Tot) 64(F) 39(M)  
[Name] Hertford  
 

In the possession of William Forbes and George Kirlew as attorneys or agents of creditors holding mortgage securities on the estate of William Beckford deceased, with directions to consign the produce to David Samuda of London as consignee appointed by the high court of chancery of England.

 
T71/178 27-33
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 409(Tot) 231(F) 178(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kirlew and David Samuda as attornies or agents of the creditors of William Beckford deceased. Composite total numbers of enslaved for Fort William, Roaring River, Hertford and Williamsfield Estates.

 
T71/179 Book 6 5
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 390(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kirlew as attorney or agent of creditors holding mortgage securities on the estates of William Beckford late of the same parish deceased and with directions to consign the produce thereof to David Salmuda of London Esquire as consignee appointed by the High Court of Chancery of England. Composite total numbers of enslaved for Fort William, Roaring River, Hertford and Williamsfield Estates.

 
T71/180 Book 3 14-16
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 382(Tot) 224(F) 148(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kirlew as attorney or agent of the creditors holding mortgage securities on the estates of William Beckford late of said parish Esquire deceased. Composite total numbers of enslaved for Fort William, Roaring River, Hertford and Williamsfield Estates.

 
T71/181 80-81
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 363(Tot) 216(F) 147(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kirlew as attorney or agent of the creditors holding mortgage securities on the estates of William Beckford late of said parish Esquire deceased. Composite total numbers of enslaved for Fort William, Roaring River, Hertford and Williamsfield Estates.

 
T71/182 [unpaginated]
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 344(Tot) 208(F) 136(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George Kirlew as attorney or agent of creditors holding mortgaged securities on the estates of William Beckford late of the said Parish Esquire deceased. Composite total numbers of enslaved for Fort William, Roaring River, Hertford and Lincoln Estates.

 
T71/189 16