Acton 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
1818 [SY] - → Annuitant

Bequeathed an annuity of £400 a year in 1818. Unclear when she died and the annuity ceased.

1787 [EA] - → Previous owner
1787 [EA] - → Attorney
1788 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Overseer
1791 [EA] - → Attorney
1795 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Joint owner
1795 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Joint owner
1795 [EA] - → Overseer
1796 [EA] - → Not known
1797 [EA] - 1800 [LA] → Overseer
1801 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Overseer
1809 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1819 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Trustee
1829 [EA] - → Trustee
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

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£1,903 3S 0D

Estate Information (39)

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1787
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Filed for 20 May 1787 to 31 Dec 1787. The property of Joel Savell Esq deceased; account filed by Alexander March as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 223
1788
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Fergus as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 39-41 [f.20-21]
1789
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Fergus as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 240-243 f.123
1789
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Fergus.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 407-408 f.201
1790
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Account filed by John Fergus as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 360-363 [f.180-181]
1791
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

By Malcolm Beveridge attorney for the estate. Account filed by John Fergus as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 401-403 [f.190-191]
1795
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] Muscovado sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to John and James Palmer, Esqs. Account filed by John Curtis, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 12
1796
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum.  
 

Belonging to John J James, Esq [John and James Palmer?]. Account filed by Thomas Higginson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Patton as overseer for the period 01/07/1796 to 01/07/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 66
1798
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Patton overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 86
1798
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Patton.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 87
1799
[Name] Acton  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Trelawney 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1800
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by John Patton for the period 01/07/1799 to 01/07/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 208-209
1801
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by Daniel Ferguson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 107-108
1803
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed in the name of Daniel Ferguson (status not given).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 50
1804
[Name] Acton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers and cow  
 

Owners name not given. Account filed in the name of Dan Ferguson (status not given).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 86
1807
[Name] Acton  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Tussells as overseer. Filed for 25th July 1806-25th July 1807.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 18
1808
[Name] Acton  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Tussell as overseer. Filed for 1808 (25th July 1807-25th July 1808).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 148
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 96(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 56  
 

Registered to John Palmer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Trel.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] 95(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 1  
 

Registered to John Palmer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 94(Tot)  
[Name] Aiton  
[Stock] 35  
 

Registered to John Palmer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 94(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 64  
 

Registered to John Palmer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 92(Tot) 44(F) 48(M)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Fairclough as Attorney to John Palmer Esquire the Owner.

 
T71/225 727-730
1818
[Name] Acton  
 

John Palmer bequeathed Acton estate in trust to Ralph Mountague formerly of Jamaica but then of the City of Bristol and Ralph Mountague of the same City to pay Elizabeth White an annuity of £400 p.a., and then for the benefit of the children of Ralph Mountague the son and his wife Rebecca James.

 
PROB 11/1609/272
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 91(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 73  
 

Registered to heirs of John Palmer.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 91(Tot)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of Ralph Bernard Montague as Attorney to the Trustees of John Palmer deceased. Last return made by William Fariclough attorney to John Palmer, Owner.

 
T71/231 [unpaginated]
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 64  
 

Registered to E. and R. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 90(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 63  
 

Registered to John P. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 89(Tot)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of John Palmer Montague as attorney to the Trustees of John Palmer Esqurie deceased. Last return made by R B Montague Attorney to the Same.

 
T71/233 [Unpaginated]
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to John P. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al20.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 95(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 65  
 

Registered to J. P. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 97(Tot)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Heath & William Henry Knott as Executors of B. Montague late Attorney to Trustees of Estate of John Palmer.

 
T71/234 [unpaginated]
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 93(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to John P. Mountague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to John P. Mountague .

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 100(Tot) 54(F) 46(M)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Heath & William Henry Knott as Attornies of R.J. Montague & Mary Montague trustees to Estate of John Palmer Esquire deceased.

 
T71/239 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
 

Registered to John P. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
[Stock] 70  
 

Registered to John P. Mountague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  
[Name] Acton  
 

Registered to John P. Montague.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot) 57(F) 41(M)  
[Name] Acton Estate  
 

In the possession of William Heath and William Henry Knight as Attornies to Mary Montague Trustee surviving to Estate of John Palmer.

 
T71/241 249