Grange 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
- 1830 [EY] → Trustee
1779 [EA] - 1785 [LA] → Attorney
1781 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Joint owner
1781 [EA] - 1787 [LA] → Previous owner
1799 [EA] - → Owner
1810 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

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£4,101 0S 1D

Estate Information (39)

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1774
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by John Kerr as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 262
1776
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Miller as overseer

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 79-80
1779
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Philip Boteler as clerk to William Dawes Quarell Esq. attorney for the Grange estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 184
1781
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Davies [=Dawes] Esquire & the heirs of James Dawes Esquire. Account filed by Christopher Cunliffe, overseer. Rockspring & Grange Estate filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 106
1782
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Dawes Esquire and the heirs of James Dawes Esquire deceased. Account filed by John Philip Boteler clerk to the plantations. Accounts filed for the year 1782 to 31/07/1782. Rockspring and Grange Estates filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 194
1783
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of James Dawes Esq. Produce disposed of by William Dawes Quarell Esq. attorney for the Grange estate. Account filed by Joseph Long, late the overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 23
1784
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

The property of James Dawes Esq. deceased. Produce disposed of by William Dawes Quarell Esq. Account filed by John Philip Boteler as clerk to the Grange estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 200
1785
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of James Dawes Esq deceased; disposed of by William Dawes Quarrell; account filed by John Philip Boteler clerk to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 72-73
1786
[Name] Grange  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of the heirs of James Dawes Esq deceased; account filed by Patrick Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 180-181
1787
[Name] Grange Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of James Dawes Esq deceased disposed of by J.S. Douglas Esq; account filed by Patrick Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 83
1789
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

on the orders of Thomas Reid Junior Esquire trustee. Account filed by Edward Bell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 269 f.135
1790
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Sir James Duff and James Sholto Douglas Esquire. Account filed by Edward Bell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 86-87
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
 

Registered in Hanover to James Douglas with 260 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. 24.
1799
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of James Shotts Douglass Esq on the order of Matthew Atkinson and James Fergusson attorneys for the estate. Account filed by Alexander McRob as overseer for the year 1799 to July 1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 67-68
1799
[Name] Grange  
[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] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of James Sholto Douglass Esq on the order of Matthew Atkinson and James Fergusson attornies for the plantation. Account filed by John Stewart as overseer for the year 1800 to 01/07/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 110-111
1801
[Name] Grange Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

Belonging to James Sholl (?) Douglas Esq, delivered by order of M. Atkinson and S. Ferguson Esquires, attornies for the said Estate. Account filed by John Stewart as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 148
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 232(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 120  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 229(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 18  
 

Registered to James S. Douglas.

 
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] 230(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 143  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 159  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot) 138(F) 126(M)  
[Name] Grange Sugar Plantation  
 

In the possession of Andrew Reddie as attorney to James Shotto Douglas, absentee owner.

 
T71/190 243-250
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 262(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 122  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 145  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 261(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Taylor Cathcart as attorney to James Shotto Douglas Esquire.

 
T71/191 176-177
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 259(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 131  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of David Edward as attorney to James Sholto Douglas.

 
T71/192 165-166
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 124  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 244(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Grange Estate  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as attorney by the power of attorney of Admiral Stair Douglas & Edward Bullock Douglas to him empowered by the power of attorney of James Sholto Douglas to Admiral Stair Douglas & Edward Bullock Douglas.

 
T71/193 16-17
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 13  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 14  
 

Registered to James Sholto Douglas.

 
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] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Grange Estate  
 

In the possession of John Campbell & William McKay as attornies to James Sholto Douglas Esquire.

 
T71/195 06-Jul
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 7  
 

Registered to James S. Douglas.

 
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] 214(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 5  
 

Registered to James S. Douglas.

 
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] 211(Tot)  
[Name] Grange  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to James S. Douglass.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 506(Tot)  
[Name] Grange Estate  
 

In the possession of Simon Knubley as agent to Sir James Duff Knight. Registered on last return by John Campbell and William McKay as attornies as attorney to James Sholto Douglas Esquire since deceased.

 
T71/198 172-174
1839
[Name] Grange  
[Size] 712  
 

Registered to James Duff et al.

 
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.