Williamsfield

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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
1763 [EA] - 1772 [LA] → Joint owner
1763 [EA] - 1764 [LA] → Previous owner
1773 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman

Shown as owner in the Accounts Produce and Slave Registers, and as 'tenant-in-tail for life' at the time of compensation. Williamsfield was left to him for life by his father Thomas Hall (q.v).

1774 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney

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£4,998 15S 1D

Estate Information (61)

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1763
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. and in co-partnership between him and William Baker deceased. Produce disposed of by Samuel Clelland as executor of William Baker. Account filed by Thomas Wood as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 56
1764
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. and in co-partnership between him and William Baker deceased. Produce disposed of by Samuel Clelland as executor of William Baker. Account filed by Thomas Wood as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 88
1765
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Henderson.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 132
1766
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by John Henderson as bookeeper on the instruction of Samuel Cleland as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 170
1767
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Late belonging to Messrs. Hall and Baker. Account filed by James Young as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 77
1768
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Thomas Hall Esq. and William Baker deceased. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 100
1769
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Thomas Hall Esq. and William Baker deceased. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 176
1770
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 12
1771
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr as attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 71
1772
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr and William Hall as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 41
1773
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall, a minor. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of James Kerr and William Hall as attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 73
1774
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall, a minor. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of George Scott and William Brown Esqs. as attorneys to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 236
1774
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] Sugar  
[Stock] 134  
 

Listed as belonging to Heirs of Thomas Hall with 3 men bearing arms and 0 women or children; the same source gives the estate producing 164 hogsheads of sugar.

 
Edward Long, 'A List of Sugar Estates and other Properties in the Parish of Saint James as they were in the Month of September 1774 shewing the number of white People residing in said Parish particularising those able to bear Arms, the number of Slaves & Stock & the number of hogsheads of Sugar made on the several Estates in the Crop of the year 1774' transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/StJames1774.htm
1775
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. a minor. Account filed by James Young as overseer on the instruction of George Scott and William Brown Esqs. as attorneys to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 279
1776
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq., a minor. Account delivered by James Young as overseer on the order of George Scott and William Brown Esqs. Attorneys for the said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 65-6
1777
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esquire a minor on the orders of George Scott and William Brown attornies for the estate. Account filed by Jame Young as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 131 f.66
1778
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Hale Esquire, delivered by order of George scott and William Brown Esquires, attorneys. Account filed by James Young, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 100-101
1787
[Name] Williamsfiled Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq; account filed by Charles Boswell attorney for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 218
1788
[Name] Williamsfield Estate and Penn  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell attorney for the property.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 325 f.172
1789
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Hall Esquire. Account filed by Cha.s Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 162
1790
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell as attorney for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 217 [f.109]
1792
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of Thomas Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 33
1792
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of Thomas Hall Esquire. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 40
1793
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed by Charles Boswell

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 334
1794
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Charles Boswell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 173
1795
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq. Account filed by Charles Boswell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 184-185
1796
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, carts, catte, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall, Esq of GB. Account given by John Perry Esq, attorney. Account filed by Samuel Keen? Overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, mules, old steers, calves  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall of GB. Account given by John Perry, Esq, attorney. Account filed by Samuel Kerr, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 179
1797
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Henry Williams Esq deceased under the management and direction of Charles Bryan Esq as acting executor for the deceased. Account filed by James McRea as overseer for the period 01/01/1797 to 31/12/1797.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 12
1798
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall Esq of Great Britain on the order of John and William Perry Esq.s attornies for the plantation. Account filed by Samuel Kerr as overseer for the period 08/01/1798 to 18/05/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 106
1798
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Henry Williams Esq deceased under the management and direction of Charles Bryan Esq as acting executor for the deceased. Account filed by James Macnae as overseer for the period 01/01/1798 to 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 114
1799
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1799
[Name] Williamsfield plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Samuel Kerr overseer. The property of Thomas Hall of the city of London. Given in by order of John and William Perry Esquires attornies for said plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 176-177
1800
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Hall (?) Esq. Account filed by Samuel Kerr as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 5-6
1800
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
 

Listed in St James in the Earl of Balcarres's letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, with Thomas Hall as the proprietor.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 27. The number of enslaved people was recorded on 01/10/1799.
1801
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall Esq, account given in by order of John and William Perry Esquires attornies for said penn. Account filed by Samuel Kerr as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 141-142
1801
[Name] Williamsfield Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The Real Estate of Henry Williams Esq deceased, under the management and direction of Charles Bryan Esq, Acting Exor. Account filed by John Stitchell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 180
1803
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, copper, hire of enslaved people, some cattle  
 

Property of George[?] Thomas Hall Esq on the order of George Lawrence Esq his attorney. Account filed by Samuel Kerr as overseer for the period 25/07/1802 to 25/07/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 95
1806
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock, old stillhead, old teach, old iron and cart hire.  
 

Belonging to Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall Esq. and disposed of by George Lawrence Esq. his attorney. Account filed by Samuel Kerr as overseer. Filed for 1806 (to the 25th July).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 40
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 305(Tot)  
[Name] Williamfield  
[Stock] 139  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11James.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] 309(Tot)  
[Name] Williamfield  
[Stock] 158  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
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] 294(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 248  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 298(Tot) 166(F) 132(M)  
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of Charles Gordon Gray and George Gordon as joint attornies to Thomas Hall Esq.

 
T71/203 39-46
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 299(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 223  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 302(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 199  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 310(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of Charles Gordon Gray jnr as Attorney to Thomas Hall, the owner of Williamsfield Estate.

 
T71/206 230-232
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 308(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 151  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 306(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 197  
 

Registered to Joseph Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 297(Tot)  
[Name] Willliamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of Walter Murray and George Gordon as joint Attornies to Thomas Hall and as settled on Williamsfield Estate.

 
T71/209 119-122
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 204(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 184  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 292(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 185  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 295(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of George Gordon as Attorney to Thomas Hall.

 
T71/214 353-354
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 291(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 184  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 201(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 67  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 288(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 63  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of George Gordon as Attorney to Thomas Hall.

 
T71/218 unpaginated
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 84  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 213  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 277(Tot)  
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Stock] 76  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 285(Tot) 156(F) 129(M)  
[Name] Williamsfield Estate  
 

In the possession of George Gordon as Attorney of Thomas Hall.

 
T71/222 199
1839
[Name] Williamsfield  
[Size] 1186  
 

Registered to Thomas Hall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.