Cherry Garden

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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
1811 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - 1781 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1790 [EA] - 1811 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£4,779 17S 3D

Estate Information (37)

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1775
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Hunter late the overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 15
1778
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer. Listed with Gymballs.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 104
1778
[Name] Gymballs  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer. Listed with Cherry Garden.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 104
1779
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer. Listed with Gymballs.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 83
1779
[Name] Gymballs  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer. Listed with Cherry Garden.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 83
1780
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Note reads "formerly consisting of two estates named Gymballs and Cherry Gardens". Mr Jacob Israel Bernal, merchant, being mortgagee in possession of the estate. Account filed by Patrick Burke as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 207-8
1781
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate (fomerly two estates called Gymbals and Cherry Garden)  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of Jacob Israel Bernal, merchant mortgagee. Account filed by Patrick Burke, planter overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 121
1782
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

in the Possession of Jacob Israil Bernal Esquire. Account filed by Francis Morley, planter overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 120
1783
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

No ownership details. Account filed by Francis Morley, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 193
1783
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by James Sullivan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 54
1790
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of J.J. Bernal Esquire. Account filed by George Knowles as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 294-295
1794
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Jacob Israel Bernal Esq. Account filed by Daniel Nolan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 168
1795
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Daniel Nowlan as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 244
1795
[Name] Cherry Garden Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to Jacob Israel Bernal. Account given by Amon Nunes Henriquez, attorney.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 19
1798
[Name] Cherry-Garden  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Dorothy as a sugar estate with a cattlemill 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.
1808
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

Account filed by Daniel Nowland.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 210
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Stock] 31  
 

Registered to Jacob Israel Birnal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Cath.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Stock] 45  
 

Registered to Jacob J. Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812cat.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry-Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 129  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 240(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 171  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 240(Tot) 108(F) 132(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as attorney to Ralph Bernard Esquire.

 
T71/13 97-101
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 86  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 249(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Jackson as Attorney for Ralph Bernal Esq.

 
T71/14 122-123
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 247(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 73  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 156  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot) 118(F) 136(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Charles Smith and Francis McCook as Attorneys for Ralph Bernal Esq MP.

 
T71/15 2
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 240(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 122  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 240(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 126  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al02.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 244(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Charles Smith and Francis McCook as Attornies to Ralph Bernal Esq.

 
T71/16 129-130
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al03.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 21  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29stivdor.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 242(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Charles Smith and Francis McCook as Attornies to Ralph Bernal Esq.

 
T71/17 130
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Crop] Listed as an estate so likely sugar.  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831stiv.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 243(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Stock] 48  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 235(Tot)  
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Stock] 83  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Doro.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Ralph Bernal Esq as owner.

 
T71/18 381
1839
[Name] Cherry Garden  
[Size] 1246  
 

Registered to Ralph Bernal.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Dorothy.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in for the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.