Great Valley Sugar 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
1799 [EA] - → Previous owner
1815 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner

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£7,262 16S 6D

Estate Information (31)

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1796
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum.  
 

Belonging to Richard Brisset Esq, dec. Account given by George Brissett, Esq, executor and trustee. Account filed by John Brown, overseer.

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

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Brissett Esq deceased on the order of George Brissett Esq as acting executor and trustee. Account filed by John Brown as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 48
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 333(Tot)  
[Name] G. Valley  
 

Registered in Hanover to Richard Brisset deceased with 333 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, return given at a vestry meeting 23/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 23.
1799
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people  
 

Account filed by John Brown for the period 31/12/1798 to 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 110-111
1799
[Name] Great Valley  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Hanover 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] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the Heirs of Richard Bressett/Bussett/Bussell Esq deceased. Account filed by William Shrewes as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 136-137
1803
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old copper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Brissett Esq deceased. Account filed by William Shrieves as overseer for the period 01/01/1803 to 01/02/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 184
1803
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, old copper  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Brissett Esq deceased. Account filed by William Shrieves as overseer for the period 01/02/1803 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 73
1804
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of John Brissett, Esq, deceased. Account filed in the name of William Shrieves, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 182
1807
[Name] Great Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Account presented by William Shieves as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 153
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 990(Tot)  
[Name] Georgia etc.  
[Stock] 739  
 

Registered to heirs of Richard Brissett. Assumed to include Great Valley.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 989(Tot)  
[Name] Georgia etc.  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to Richard Brissett deceased. Assumed to include Great Valley.

 
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] 486(Tot)  
[Name] Great-Valley  
[Stock] 330  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 451(Tot) 228(F) 223(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Cunningham as agent for Robert Hibbert, owner.

 
T71/190 364-372
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 455(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 300  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 454(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 341  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 445(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of George Hibbert Oates as attorney for Robert Hibbert Senior the owner.

 
T71/191 286-288
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 456(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 334  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 460(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 85  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 449(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of George Hibbert Oates as attorney to Robert Hibbert Senior the owner.

 
T71/192 241-243
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 449(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 352  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 455(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 341  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 447(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of George Hibbert Oates and James Simpson Esquires as attornies to Robert Hibbert senior Esquire the owner.

 
T71/193 282-284
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 462(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 152  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 456(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 172  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert sen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 454(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of George Hibbert Oates as attorney of Robert Hibbert Senior Esquire.

 
T71/195 118
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 458(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 173  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 456(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 132  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 434(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of George Hibbert Oates as attorney to Robert Hibbert senior the owner settled on Great Valley Estate.

 
T71/198 316
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 431(Tot)  
[Name] Great Valley  
[Stock] 131  
 

Registered to Robert Hibbert senior.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Great Valley  
[Size] 4000  
 

Registered to heirs of R. Hibbert sen.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.

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