Abbey Green

Estate Details


Associated People (19)

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
17/07/1827 [SD] - 1881 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Tenant-for-life and annuitant for £400 per annum for life.

22/07/1827 [SD] - → Residuary Legatee

Residuary legatee after the death of her mother who was tenant-for-life (and still alive in 1881)

22/07/1827 [SD] - → Residuary Legatee

Residuary legatee after the death of his mother who was tenant-for-life (and still alive in 1881)

1807 [EA] - → Not known

Filed Accounts Produce. Overseer? Attorney?

1807 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Previous owner
1809 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Annuitant
1817 [EA] - → Receiver
1820 [EA] - → Receiver
1820 [EA] - → Receiver
1823 [EA] - 22/07/1827 [ED] → Trust beneficiary
1823 [EA] - → Guardian
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Previous owner
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Executor

The registration was given only as 'Messrs Saxby and Lawrence' in the Slave Registers, but the two men are identified in the will of John Matthews Boswell as his executors, Richard Saxby and William Lawrence.

1832 [EA] - → Executor

The registration was given only as 'Messrs Saxby and Lawrence' in the Slave Registers, but the two men are identified in the will of John Matthews Boswell as his executors, Richard Saxby and William Lawrence.

1834 [EA] - → Other

Awarded slave compensation although in fact his wife was tenant-for-life and an annuitant on the estate.

1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Associated Claims (1)

£2,698 9S 6D

Estate Information (23)

What is this?

1807
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Crop] Coffee  
 

Belonging to John Boswell Esq. deceased. Account filed by John Barclay.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 33-34
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 186(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to John Boswell deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11David.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] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 22  
 

Registered to John Boswell deceased.

 
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] 189(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey-Green  
[Stock] 21  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15davi.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 16  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot) 84(F) 89(M)  
[Name] Abbey Green Plantation  
 

In the possession of Robert Stokes as receiver for Abbey Green Plantation in a cause, Boswell pro ami vs. Hamilton et al.

 
T71/139 251
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 166(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot) 88(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Abbey Green Plantation  
 

In the possession of Robert Grahams and Alexander McIntosh as receivers for Abbey Green Plantation. Enslaved total at last return 89 men 84 women (173) made by Robert Stokes former receiver.

 
T71/140 99
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 15  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot) 89(F) 84(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Mackenzie as guardian of John Matthew Boswell. Enslaved total at last return 81 men 88 women (169).

 
T71/141 233
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 10  
 

Registered to heirs of John Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24davi.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot) 88(F) 80(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Searle Newman as attorney to JM Boswell. Enslaved total at last return 84 men 89 femlaes (173).

 
T71/142 231
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Bequeathed by John Matthews Boswell to his wife as tenant-for-life and thereafter to his two children John Matthews Boswell junior and Sarah Mary Barker Boswell. The estate was subject to an annuity of £750 per annum for life to his mother Mary Boswell under the will of his father John Boswell, and subject to an annuity of £400 per annum for life to his wife Sarah Boswell nee Saxby under the terms of their marriage settlement.

 
PROB 11/1730/385
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29royldav.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 159(Tot) 84(F) 75(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Tyrrell as attorney to the executors of John Matthews Boswell. Enslaved total at last return 82 men 86 women (168).

 
T71/143 301
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 160(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Stock] 12  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831davi.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32davi.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

Registered to John Matthew Boswell.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33David.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot) 76(F) 62(M)  
[Name] Abbey Green  
 

In the possession of John Oldham as attorney to Messrs Saxby and Lawrence. Enslaved total at last return 74 men 86 women (160).

 
T71/144 195
1839
[Name] Abbey Green  
[Size] 905  
 

Registered to Henry and Sarah Coppard.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40David.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.