Rose Hall 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
- 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1787 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1787 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1787 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1787 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1789 [EA] - 1793 [LA] → Joint owner
1789 [EA] - 1794 [LA] → Joint owner
1789 [EA] - 1793 [LA] → Joint owner
1789 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Joint owner
1799 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - 1835 [EY] → Joint owner

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£3,662 14S 11D

Estate Information (52)

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1763
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale in Thomas Craskell's 1763 map of Jamaica as a sugar estate with a cattle mill.

 
Thomas Craskell's Map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (1763)
1776
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Sir Charles Price's estate. Account filed by Edward Brailsford.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 100-1
1777
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Sir Charles Price's estate. Account filed by Edward Brailsford.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 102
1778
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Sir Charles Price's estate. Account filed by Edward Brailsford.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 46
1782
[Name] Rose Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by Hugh Miller.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 164
1783
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Hugh Millar.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 24
1784
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Hugh Millar.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 186-7
1786
[Name] Rose Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account Filed by William Reeves, bookkeeper.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 190
1786
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Cotman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 138
1787
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by William Cotman.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 145
1787
[Name] Rose Hall Estate  
[Crop] [List of ship stores for the use of the Estate]  
 

Stores on board various named ships with named masters from October 1786 to January 1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 59-66 f.30-34
1787
[Name] Rose Hall Estate  
[Crop] [Statement of accounts]  
 

Accounts sworn to in London by John Boys gentleman of All Hallows Staining, City of London, clerk and book keeper to Messieurs Davison, Newman and Company of London merchants, factors for the Rose Hall Estate, whereof Sir James Esdale Kt, Robert Copper Lee Esquire and said Davison and Newman are mortgagees in possession. Filed for 1786-1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 67-69 f.34-35
1788
[Name] Rose Hall Estate  
[Crop] sugar  
 

Sir James Esdaile kt, Robert Cooper Lee Esquire and Messrs Davison and Newman as mortgagees in possession. Account filed by John Boyes gentleman of All Hallows, Staining, City of London as clerk and book keeper to Messrs Davison, Newman and Company of London, merchants. Accounts filed for 1788 [dates unclear].

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 1-6 [f.1-3]
1788
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

In the possession of Alexander MacLeod and Thomas Wynter Esquires as attornies to the mortgagees. Account filed by James King.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 273 f.146
1789
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of Sir James Esdale Kt, Robert Cooper Lee, Monkhouse Davison and Abram Newman Esquires. Account filed by Charles McLeod.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 324-325 f.160
1790
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Sir James Esdaile Kt, Robert Cooper Lee, Monkhouse Davison and Abram Newman Esquires. Account filed by Charles McLeod as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 439 [f.220]
1791
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of Sir James Esdaile Kt, Robert Cooper Lee, Monkhouse Davison and Abram Newman Esquires of Great Britain. Account filed by Lachlan McKinnon.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 371-372
1792
[Name] Rosehall Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Lachlan McKinnon. Accounts filed for 01/01/1792 to 10/07/1792.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 169-170
1793
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of Robert Cooper Lee and Abram Kewenan [?] Esq.s the heirs of Sir James Esdaile Kt and Monkhouse Davison Esq deceased. Account filed by Roderick MacLeod.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 75-76
1794
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by Roderick McLeod for the period 01/01/1794 to 31/12/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 2
1795
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the heirs of Sir James Esdaile Kt, Monkhouse Davison and Robert Cooper Lee Esq deceased. Account filed by James Seton Lane for the period 01/01/1795 to 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 223
1796
[Name] Rosehall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, steers  
 

Account filed by Quintin Mitchell.

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

Account filed by Quintin Mitchell, status not given. Account filed by John McLeod, ovreseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 131
1798
[Name] Rosehall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, cane plants  
 

Account filed by Quentin Mitchell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 96
1798
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1799
[Name] Rosehall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old iron  
 

Account filed by Quinton Mitchell for the period 01/12/1798 to 01/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 215
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot)  
[Name] Rose Hall  
 

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to Richard Lee with 227 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at an extraordinary vestry 02/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 48.
1800
[Name] Rosehall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old copper  
 

Account filed by Alexander McIntosh.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 112
1801
[Name] Rosehall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander McInnes.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 98
1803
[Name] Rose Hall Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by Alexander McInnes as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 49
1804
[Name] Rosehale Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum, old steers, heifers  
 

Owner not given. Account filed in the name of Alexander McInnes, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 145
1807
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock and payment for transportation of enslaved person  
 

Account filed by Alexander McInnes as overseer. Payment of ?100 for transportation of 1 enslaved man.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 109-110
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 138(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to Richard Lee.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Cath.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of 1809.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 204(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 164  
 

Registered to Richard Lee and others.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1816
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 166  
 

Registered to Richard Lee.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1817) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1817_01.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot) 120(F) 118(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Shand and Malcolm M'leod as attornes to Richard Lee and Others.

 
T71/25 41-48
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 234(Tot)  
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Stock] 160  
 

Registered to Richard Lee and others.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 237(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to Richard Lee and others.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot) 114(F) 112(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of The honourable William Shand and Malcolm McCleod as attornies to Richard Lee and others.

 
T71/26 362-363
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 5  
 

Registered to Richard Lee and others.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 162  
 

Registered to Richard Lee and others.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 230(Tot) 117(F) 113(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Shand esq and Malcolm McLeod as attornies to Richard Lee esq and others.

 
T71/27 215
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 228(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 151  
 

Registered to Richard Lee.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to Richard Lee et al.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1825) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1825_02.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot) 116(F) 110(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Malcolm McLeod as attorney to Richard Lee and Others.

 
T71/28 9-10
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 225(Tot)  
[Name] Rosehall  
 

Registered to Richard Lee.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al03.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 219(Tot) 116(F) 103(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Edward Clouston as attorney of Richard Lee, James Esdaile and Wm Thwaytes.

 
T71/30 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 214(Tot)  
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to Richard Lee et al.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 211(Tot)  
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to Richard Lee et al.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32stiv.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 210(Tot) 109(F) 101(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Edward Clouston as attorney of Richard Lee, James Esdaile and William Thwaytes Esquires.

 
T71/32 59
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 208(Tot)  
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to Richard Lee et al.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33STIV.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.
1839
[Name] Rose Hall  
[Size] 1130  
 

Registered to Richard Lee et al.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Thosvale.htm. The almanac entries were based on the givings-in for the March Quarter of the previous year.

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