Lowlayton Estate

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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
1777 [EA] - 1786 [LA] → Owner
1786 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Attorney
1786 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Attorney
1786 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Previous owner

Trustees for William White and of White & Edwards registered on Lowlayton between 1786 and 1792.

1811 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1823 [EA] - → Manager
1823 [EA] - → Manager
1826 [EA] - 1832 [EY] → Manager
1826 [EA] - → Manager
1828 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Receiver
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Manager

Associated Claims (1)

£5,742 19S 3D

Estate Information (38)

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1777
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Belonging to William White Esq. Account filed by William Kelly as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 131
1778
[Name] Low Layton  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Bryan as book keeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 97
1786
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of William White Esq; account filed by Samuel Kimmer, bookkeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 160
1786
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for Feb to 14 Nov 1786. In the possession of and under the care direction of the Hon Alexander Fullerton Esq under a power of attorney from the trustees of the estate in London; said Hon Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esqs as acting attornies for the trustees of the estate of William White Esq and Messrs White and Edwards in Jamaica; account filed by Joseph Teesgard [?] as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 173
1787
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Filed for 14 Nov 1786 to 14 Nov 1787. Under the care and direction of the Hon Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esqs acting attorneys to the trustees of the plantation in London; account filed by Samuel Thomson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 206
1788
[Name] Lowlayton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the care and direction of the Hon. Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esquires, acting attornies to the trustees of the plantation in London. Account filed by Samuel Thomson as overseer. Accounts filed for 14/11/1787 to 14/11/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 361-362
1789
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the care and direction of the Hon. Alexander Fullerton and Adam Moffatt Esquires acting attornies of the trustees of the plantation. Account filed by Samuel Thomson as overseer. Accounts filed for 14/11/1788 to 14/11/1789.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 236-237 f.120
1790
[Name] Low Layton sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the direction of the Hon. Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esquire attornies to the trustees of the plantation in London. Account filed by Samuel Thomson as overseer. Accounts filed for 14/11/1789 to 14/11/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 377 [f.188]
1791
[Name] Low Layton sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the care and direction of the Hon. Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esquires acting attornies of the trustees of the plantation in London or the trustees of the estates of William White Esquire of Jamaica and Messrs White and Edwards of London. Account filed by Angus Mackay as book keeper. Accounts filed for 14/11/1790 to 14/11/1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 237-238
1792
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Under the care and direction of the Honorable Alexander Fullerton and Aaron Moffatt Esquires, acting attornies of the trustees of the estate of William White of Jamaica and Messrs White and Edwards of London. Account filed by Francis Bonynge as overseer. Accounts filed for 14/11/1791 to 24/11/1792.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 118-119
1793
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Hamilton as overseer for the period 31/12/1792 to 31/12/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 17
1794
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Hamilton as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 218
1795
[Name] Low Layton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Hamilton as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 236
1796
[Name] LowLayton Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Hamilton, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Low Layton Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by James Hamilton, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 202
1798
[Name] Low Layton  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St George as a sugar estate with a watermill and 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 Surrey which he compeleted in 1798.
1798
[Name] Low Layton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Hugh Gray McPherson as overseer for the period 31/12/1797 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 220
1804
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed in the name of William Lamont, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 135
1807
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Crop] Rum, sugar, cattle, old iron and hire of enslaved people on the highway.  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Alexander Donaldson Esq. deceased. Account filed by Charles Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 62-63
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 402(Tot)  
[Name] Low-Layton  
[Stock] 268  
 

Registered to executors of Alexander Donaldson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 383(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 375  
 

Registered to executors of Alexander Donaldson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 385(Tot) 191(F) 194(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Alexander Grant, John Meek & Joseph Green as Executors and Trustees of Alexander Donaldson deceased, the owner.

 
T71/158 143
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 376(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 371  
 

Registered to Alexander Grant and others.

 
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] 363(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 264  
 

Registered to J. Meek and J. Roe and Joseph Green.

 
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] 360(Tot) 182(F) 178(M)  
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
 

In the possession of John Meek and Joseph Green Esquires as Executors and Trustees of Alexander Donaldson deceased the Owner.

 
T71/159 353
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 354(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 216  
 

Registered to John Meek and J. Roe and J. Green.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 340(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 170  
 

Registered to John Meek and J. Roe and J. Green.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 334(Tot) 168(F) 166(M)  
[Name] Layton Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Green and Alexander Stevenson as Managers appointed by the High Court of Chancery in England and confirmed by the Court of Chancery here in the cause of Frant & al. v.s. Meek & al. of the Trust Estate of Alexander Donaldson deceased and on Layton Estate.

 
T71/160 330
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 321(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 143  
 

Registered to John Meek and J. Roe and J. Green.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 303(Tot) 155(F) 148(M)  
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Lambie and James Grant as Managers appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/161 300
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 305(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 42  
 

Registered to John Meek and J. Roe and J. Green.

 
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.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 34  
 

Registered to William Lambie, receiver.

 
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] 354(Tot) 180(F) 174(M)  
[Name] Low Layton  
 

In the possession of William Lambie and George McLeish as Managers appointed by the High Court of Chancery in England. Increase of 95 enslaved people by removal from Orange Vale Plantation.

 
T71/162 261
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 356(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 120  
 

Registered to William Lambie, receiver.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 351(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton  
[Stock] 102  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander Donaldson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32geor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 331(Tot)  
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Stock] 110  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander Donaldson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 350(Tot)  
[Name] Low Layton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Lambie and George McLeish as Managers of Low Layton Estate appointed by the High Court of Chancery.

 
T71/163 240
1839
[Name] Lowlayton  
[Size] 2045  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander Donaldson.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40George.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.