Shenton 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
26/07/1772 [SD] - 1779 [LA] → Owner
1744 [EA] - 26/07/1772 [ED] → Owner
1799 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1823 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1823 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

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Estate Information (44)

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1744
[Number of enslaved people] 43(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
 

Owned by Sir Charles Price 1st Bart. with 43 enslaved people settled upon the estate.

 
Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation. The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (W.H. Allen, London and New York, 1970) p. 82
1759
[Name] Shenton Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Account filed by Francis Delap, one of the attorneys to Robert Nedham of the Kingdom of Great Britain Esquire. Under the care and direction of William Nedham Esquire and Francis Delap as attorneys. Water Valley Plantation and Shenton Plantation filed together with no differentiation of crops.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 149-150
1777
[Name] Shenton  
[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] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

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

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 46
1779
[Name] Shenton  
[Size] 1047  
 

"In 1779 the 1,047 acres of Shenton's was used to cover a promissory note for £10,000, and New Works used for another £7,000."

 
Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation: The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (London: W. H. Allen, 1970), p. 160.
1786
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of Sir Charles Price; account filed by Thomas Smith, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 159
1787
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Naylor Esq; account filed by Thomas Smith as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 47
1791
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of John Naylor Esquire under the direction of William Smith Esquire his attorney. Account filed by Simon Reed as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 160-161 [f.75]
1793
[Name] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Jopp as attorney for the plantation.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 33
1794
[Name] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Jopp one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 203
1795
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Jopp one of the attornies for the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 234
1796
[Name] Shentonm Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Alexander Jopp, attorney.

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

Account filed by Robert Blair, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 145
1798
[Name] Shenton  
[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.
1798
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Blackburn.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 271
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
 

Registered in St Thomas-in-the-Vale to John Naylor with 169 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. 49.
1799
[Name] Shenton  
[Size] 1047  
 

Shenton was provided as collatoral by Sir Charles Price 2nd Bart. for a £10,000 promisary note.

 
Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation. The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (W.H. Allen, London and New York, 1970) p. 160
1799
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Account filed by Robert Blair as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 100-101
1800
[Name] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Blair as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 176-177
1801
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Blair (?).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 200
1803
[Name] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Robert Blair as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 79
1804
[Name] Shenton Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, old steers  
 

Owner not given. Account filed in the name of Robert Blair, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 161
1807
[Name] Shenton  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Isabella Naylor of Great Britain and under the care and management of Frances Graham Esq. Account filed by Andrew Taylor as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 121
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
 

Registered to Isabella Naylor.

 
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] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 123  
 

Registered to John Naylor.

 
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] 172(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to John Naylor.

 
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] 172(Tot) 90(F) 82(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of The Chevalier Delafitte as attorney to John Naylor esq..

 
T71/25 219-223
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 170(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 118  
 

Registered to John Naylor.

 
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] 166(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to Charles Naylor.

 
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] 165(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Charles Naylor as attorney to John Naylor esq.

 
T71/26 287-288
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 12  
 

Registered to Charles Naylor.

 
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] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to George Singer, deceased.

 
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.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 4(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
 

Registered to Charles James Naylor.

 
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] 156(Tot) 81(F) 75(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Smith as attorney as Messrs R & S Mitchell Mortgages.

 
T71/27 337
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 128  
 

Registered to John Wade.

 
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] 150(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 135  
 

Registered to William R. & S. Mitchell.

 
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] 168(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Gale Vidal as owner.

 
T71/27 55-60
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 203(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 12  
 

Registered to J. G. Vidal.

 
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] 169(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of John Gale Vidal as owner.

 
T71/31 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 3  
 

Registered to J. G. Vidal.

 
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] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
 

Registered to J. G. Vidal.

 
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] 175(Tot) 84(F) 98(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Gordon as attorney to John G. Vidal Esquire.

 
T71/32 140
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot)  
[Name] Shenton  
[Stock] 2  
 

Registered to John G. Vidal.

 
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] Shenton  
[Size] 1278  
 

Registered to Lowndes, Edbury, & Co.

 
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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