Murmuring Brook

Estate Details


Associated People (3)

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
1775 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Previous owner
1786 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Receiver
1799 [EA] - → Owner

Estate Information (13)

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1775
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of William Halsted Esq. deceased. Account filed by John Abercrombie.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 44
1776
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Taws.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 70
1777
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Taws.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 72-3
1778
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Pearson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 49
1779
[Name] Murmering Brook Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Taws as overseer. Accounts filed for 01/01 1779 to 18/10/1779.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 144
1780
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Charles Taws as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 158
1781
[Name] Murmuring brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of William Halsted Esq. deceased. Account filed by Charles Taws as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 156
1782
[Name] Murmuring Brook Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of William Halsted Esquire deceased. Account filed by Charles James, gentleman and overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 183
1783
[Name] Mummering Brook  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of the late William Halsted Esq. deceased. Account filed by Charles Taws as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 141
1786
[Name] Murmuring Brook Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, one cow  
 

Account filed by Phillip Pinnock of the parish of St Catherine as receiver appointed by the Chancellor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 152
1787
[Name] Murmuring Brook Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

In the possession of Phillip Pinnock as receiver appointed by the Court of Chancery; account filed by John Smith.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 197
1788
[Name] Murmering Brook Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of Philip Pinnock Esquire as receiver appointed by the Court of Chancery. Account filed by John Smith.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 355-356
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 54(Tot)  
 

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to George Brammer with 54 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at an extraordinary vestry 02/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 47.