New Works

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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
1775 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known

Probably attorney.


Associated Claims (1)

£10,530 19S 8.5D

Estate Information (28)

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1775
[Name] New Works  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to Sir Charles Price Bart. Account filed by Edward Bradsford.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 289
1776
[Name] New Works  
[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] New Works  
[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] New Works  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

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

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 46
1795
[Name] New Works Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Blackburn as one of the proprietors of the plantations. Wallens and New Works plantations filed together. Crops not differentiated by estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 193
1797
[Name] New Works Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by John Blackburn, status not given. Wallons[?] and New Works Plantations filed together.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 136
1798
[Name] New-Works  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Thomas-in-the-Vale as a sugar estate with two cattle mills 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.
1807
[Name] New Works  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Michael Campbell as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 111
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 213(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] New Works  
[Stock] 184  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 260(Tot)  
[Name] New Works and Burton's  
[Stock] 361  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 219(Tot)  
[Name] New Works and Burton's  
[Stock] 286  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 484(Tot) 266(F) 218(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Francis Graham as attorney to John Blackburn esq. Specifies two enslaved people owned by James alias George Davidson 'a slave included in the forging list'. Presumably combined totals for New Works and Wallens.

 
T71/25 283-297
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] New Works and Burton's  
[Stock] 97  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 342(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
[Stock] 74  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 578(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George William Hamilton and Edward Sword as attornies John Blackburn esq. Combined totals for New Works and Wallens. Increase by purchase on New Works estate, last returned by Angus McKay as owner in St Thomas-in-the-Vale.

 
T71/26 187-192
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 350(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
[Stock] 306  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 308(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
[Stock] 323  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 553(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of George William Hamilton, Henry Lowndes as attornies to John Blackburn Esq. Presumably combined totals for New Works and Wallens.

 
T71/27 147-150
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 304(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
[Stock] 250  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

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

In the possession of Henry Loundes and George William Hamilton as attornies to John Blackburn esq.on New Works estate. Presumably combined totals for New Works and Wallens.

 
T71/28 261-266
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 299(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 585(Tot) 326(F) 259(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Edward Blouston as one of the attornies of John Blackburn. Presumably combined totals for New Works and Wallens.

 
T71/29 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 293(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 298(Tot)  
[Name] New Works  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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] 297(Tot)  
[Name] New Yorks  
 

Registered to John Blackburn.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 583(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Henry Lowndes as attorney to John Blackburn Esquire. Presumably the combined totals for New Works and Wallens.

 
T71/32 195
1839
[Name] New Works  
[Size] 2060  
 

Registered to Henry Lowndes. Possibly the acreage includes Burton's.

 
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.