Orange Hill

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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
1741 [EA] - 1742 [LA] → Other

Orange Hill was 'under the direction' of Ann Ellis in 1742, while she had been executrix in 1741.

1752 [EA] - 1752 [LA] → Owner

A minor

1765 [EA] - 1776 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Agent
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Previous owner
1826 [EA] - → Agent
1829 [EA] - 1832 [EY] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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£5,013 2S 1D

Estate Information (30)

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1741
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Estate of George Ellis Esq. deceased rendered to Mrs. Ann Ellis. Plantation in company with Mr. Jacob Mendes Gatierez in the parish of St. Thomas in the Vale. Account rendered by Mr. William Knackstone factor and filed by Ann Ellis executrix to her late husband George Ellis Esq. deceased. This estate of George Ellis Esq. deceased was filed along with his estate below together with Crawl, Caymanas, Green Castle, Orange Hill, Venry, Fort George and Bucknors Valley.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 142-143
1742
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Estate of George Ellis Esq. and Robert Nedham Esq. both deceased.and under the direction of Mrs. Ann Ellis. Memorandum of the gross produce rendered by Mr. John Shennan as overseer to William Beckford, Richard Beckford and Rose Fuller Esqs. as executors of the estate. Account filed by the said Rose Fuller Esq. as one of the executors. All the estates of George Ellis and Robert Needham from Palm to Bucknors Valley were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 41-42
1743
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum and molasses  
 

Estate of George Ellis Esq. deceased in mateship with Mr. Jacob Mendes Gutieres. Account of the produce of the estate hath been rendered by Mr. William Knackstone factor of the estate to William Beckford, Richard Beckford and Rose Fuller Esqs. as executors to the estate. Account filed by the said Richard Beckford Esq. The estates of Palm, Ellis & Halhed, Caymanas, Crawle, Cow Park Pen, Green Castle, Orange Hill and Bucknors Valley were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 89
1752
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] Rum, sugar and molasses  
 

Estate of William Beckford Ellis a minor (one of the sons of the late George Ellis Esq. deceased). Account filed by the Honourable Rose Fuller Esq. one of the executors of the said George Ellis Esq. deceased. The estates of Orange Hill and Flora were filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 135
1765
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Wsq. Deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 34
1766
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Owned hy the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Thomas King as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 45
1767
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Wsq. Deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 57
1768
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Owen hy the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Thomas King as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 129
1769
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Owned hy the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by George Light as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 192
1770
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Joseph Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 178
1770
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Joseph Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 22
1772
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Joseph Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 8
1773
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Joseph Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 184
1774
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cooper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq deceased. Account filed by Joseph Thompson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 257
1775
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to theirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq. deceased. Account filed Joseph Thompson Esq. as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 48
1776
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to theirs of William Beckford Ellis Esq. deceased. Account filed Joseph Thompson Esq. as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 71
1792
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Edmund Phillips as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 63-64
1794
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Thomas Edm. d Phillips as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 179
1797
[Name] Orange Hill Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by William Forbes Thain, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 171
1798
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Watt overseer on Orange Hill plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 11
1799
[Name] Orange-Hill  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Mary as a sugar estate with a cattle mill 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.
1800
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Samuel Oliver.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 176
1803
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Tho.s Hibbert Esq. Account filed by Henry Birkett.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 114
1807
[Name] Orange Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account presented by Charles M. Oliver.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 195
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 817(Tot) 418(F) 399(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

James Simpson, agent to the executors and trustees of the late Thomas Hibbert, deceased. Assumed to be Orange Vale, Aqualta Vale Estate and Aqualta Vale Pen.

 
T 71/33 1097-1121
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot) 142(F) 141(M)  
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
 

James Simpson, agent to the executors and trustees of the late Thomas Hibbert, deceased.

 
T 71/34 221v-222v
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 339(Tot) 168(F) 171(M)  
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
 

James Simpson, agent to the executors and trustees of the late Thomas Hibbert [increase by births, purchase and removal from Aqualta Vale Pen].

 
T 71/35 423-427
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 337(Tot) 170(F) 167(M)  
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
 

William Lambie, agent of the executors of the late Thomas Hibbert, deceased.

 
T 71/36 118-120
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 337(Tot) 167(F) 170(M)  
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
 

William Lambie, attorney to the executors of the late Thomas Hibbert, deceased.

 
T 71/38 [unpaginated]
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot) 154(F) 153(M)  
[Name] Orange Hill Estate  
 

William Lambie and Simpson Taylor and Co., attornies appointed under a decree of the High Court of Chancery for Orange Hill Estate [decrease by deaths] [Return actually signed by William Chrystie, attorney for Orange Hill Estate].

 
T 71/42 4

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