Seaman's Valley

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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
1797 [EA] - 1797 [LA] → Joint owner
1797 [EA] - 1797 [LA] → Joint owner
1797 [EA] - 1800 [LA] → Heir
1807 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1807 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1815 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1815 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1815 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

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£4,624 4S 9D

Estate Information (30)

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1797
[Name] Scott? Valley Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to William? Barrett. Account filed by William Wiggan, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 162
1797
[Name] Seamans Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Daniel and Richard Shea. Account filed by William Desmond for the period 30/06/1795 to 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 28-29
1798
[Name] Seamans Valley  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Portland in James Robertson's 1804 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a watermill.

 
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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke for the period 31/12/1797 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 1
1799
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer for the period 31/12/1798 to 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 3
1800
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William Beckford Esq. Account filed by Patrick Burke for the period 31/12/1799 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 131
1801
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 157
1803
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer for the period 01/01/1803 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 113
1807
[Name] Seamans Valley  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Daniel and Richard Shea deceased. Account filed by Clotworthy Mckeige as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 69
1807
[Name] Seamans Valley  
[Crop] Rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Daniel and Richard Shea deceased. Account filed by Clotworthy Mckeige as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 86
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 28  
 

Registered to D. and R. Shea.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Portld.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to D. & R. Shea.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812por.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 276(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 139  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 121  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 273(Tot) 141(F) 132(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Andrew Watson as Attorney to Messrs Gray, Whitworth and Gillbee.

 
T71/151 57-62
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 308(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 29  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 49  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 308(Tot) 159(F) 149(M)  
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of Andrew Watson as Attorney to Messrs Gray, Whitworth and Gillbee of London.

 
T71/152 110-111
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 291(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 127  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray &Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 291(Tot) 148(F) 143(M)  
[Name] Seamans Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of Maurice Jones Esq as Attorney to Messrs Gray. Whitworth and Gillbee of London.

 
T71/153 29
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 289(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 123  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray & Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 285(Tot) 148(F) 137(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Maurice Jones as Attorney to Messrs Gray, Whitworth and Gillbee of London.

 
T71/154 69
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 286(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 115  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 52  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 70  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29portgeorg.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 275(Tot) 144(F) 131(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Johnson as Attorney to Messrs Gray, Whitworth and Gillbee of London.

 
T71/155-156 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 270(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 86  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 261(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 79  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32port.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Seaman's Valley  
[Stock] 82  
 

Registered to Whitworth Gray and Co.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Portld.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Johnson as Attorney to Edward Gray Esq of London.

 
T71/157 121

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