Estate Details

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
1825 [EA] - 1838 [EY] → Official assignee

The will of John Richard Briggs shows him bequeathing this estate, and the services of the apprentices, implicitly as owner.


Owned by Richard Briggs (who also owned Aberly) in St Ann, mentioned in Briggs' will of 1838 and bequeathed to his brother Jonathan. Only named once in the almanacs (1826) but presumably included 1829-1833 in the registration for 'Aberley, etc.'. See JA1824 Aberly Plantation.

Estate Information (2)

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[Number of enslaved people] 20(Tot)  
[Name] Richardsfield  

Registered to Richard Briggs.

Jamaica Alamanc (1826) transcribed at The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
[Name] Richardsfield  
[Size] 300  

Bequeathed to Jonanthan Briggs by his brother Richard Briggs, whose will was written in 1835 and proved in 1838.

Lancashire Archives WRW/L/1837