Moreland

Estate Details


Associated People (8)

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
1821 [SY] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1815 [EA] - 1820 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1832 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1832 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Previous owner

Associated Claims (2)

£2,727 6S 5D
£2,125 6S 7D

Notes

NB this estate appears to be connected to the 'William Moreland' and 'Jones Moreland' estates shown prior to 1807


Estate Information (20)

What is this?

1763
[Name] Moreland  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Westmoreland 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)
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 230(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 232  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 226(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 209  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 224(Tot) 119(F) 105(M)  
[Name] Moreland Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant and John Blyth as attorneys to John Wedderburn Esquire the owner.

 
T71/178 370-372
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 210  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 355(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 227  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 355(Tot) 188(F) 167(M)  
[Name] Moreland Estate  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant and John Blythe as attorneys for John Wedderburn Esquire owner.

 
T71/179 Book 12 6
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 349(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 224  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p14.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 349(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 184  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 346(Tot) 185(F) 161(M)  
[Name] Moreland Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburne Esquire as owner.

 
T71/180 Book 10 33-34
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 335(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 178  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 329(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 32  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 322(Tot) 177(F) 145(M)  
[Name] Moreland Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburn Esquire.

 
T71/181 402-403
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 316(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 27  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 306(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 25  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 377(Tot) 170(F) 137(M)  
[Name] Moreland Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburn Esquire, owner.

 
T71/187 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 296(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 17  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831west.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] Moreland  
[Stock] 46  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 279(Tot)  
[Name] Moreland  
[Stock] 15  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Westmd.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) 157(F) 128(M)  
[Name] Moreland Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Andrew Colville and Alexander Seton executors and trustees of Jno. Wedderburn deceased.

 
T71/188 317