Palmeto Valley

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Associated People (1)

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
1799 [EA] - → Owner

Estate Information (2)

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[Name] Palmetto-Valley  
[Crop] Sugar  

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale as a sugar estate with a cattle mill and a windmill 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
[Number of enslaved people] 303(Tot)  
[Name] Palmeto Valley & Phillipsburg  

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to Philip Redwood with 303 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. 49.