Cardiff Estate

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Associated People (6)

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
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Overseer
1817 [EA] - → Receiver
1820 [EA] - → Receiver
1823 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Receiver

Associated Claims (1)

£2,489 14S 5D

Estate Information (9)

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[Name] Cardiff  
[Crop] Sugar  

Plotted in St Mary as a sugar estate with a watermill 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
[Name] Cardiff  
[Crop] sugar, rum, land rental and slave hire.  

Account filed by Tomas Davis McDermott as overseer.

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 66
[Name] Cardiff  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, livestock, hire of enslaved people and land rental  

Account filed by Thomas Davis McDermott as overseer.

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 188
[Number of enslaved people] 139(Tot) 66(F) 73(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  

William Shand, receiver.

T 71/33 647-652
[Number of enslaved people] 131(Tot) 67(F) 64(M)  
[Name] Cardiff Estate  

Thomas Addison, receiver.

T 71/34 4-4v
[Number of enslaved people] 129(Tot) 66(F) 63(M)  
[Name] Cardiff Estate  

Joseph Tyrrell, receiver.

T 71/35 465-466
[Number of enslaved people] 129(Tot) 69(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Cardiff Estate  

Browne Willis and James Cockburn, receivers.

T 71/36 355-356
[Number of enslaved people] 136(Tot) 74(F) 62(M)  
[Name] Cardiff Estate  

James Cockburn, receiver.

T 71/37 [unpaginated]
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot) 75(F) 63(M)  
[Name] Cardiff Estate  

James Cockburn, receiver.

T 71/41 98