Good Hope 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
- 1804 [EY] → Owner
1815 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

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£7,725 7S 8D

Estate Information (21)

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1799
[Name] Good-Hope  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in Trelawney as a sugar estate with a watermill 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1805
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

The inventory of John Tharp (1805) gives his personal property on Windsor Pen as having a value of £59,542 4s 6d.

An additional £1,145 of personalty was derived from Good Hope Great House, another £341 from its cellars, £9 from its book house, £12 from it's kitchen, £150 from its coarch house and stables and £70 from it's counting house.

 
Email from Anthony Gambrill sourced to John Tharp Details of Inventory Volume 104 Folio33 April24 1805.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 464(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 228  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 453(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 174  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 448(Tot) 238(F) 210(M)  
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of William Fairclough and William Shand as the resident attornies or agents in this Island to the surviving Turstees of the Will of John Tharp Esquire deceased as owner.

 
T71/225 879-898
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 454(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 150  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 459(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 455(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of William Shand and William Fairclough Esquires as Resident Attorneys or Agents in this Island of the surviving trustees of the will of John Tharp Esquire as Owner deceased.

 
T71/231 [unpaginated]
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 462(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 171  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 452(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 173  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 450(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
 

In the possession of William Mitchell Kerr as attorney to the Trustees of John Tharp Esquire deceased. Registered in 1820 by William Fairclough and William Shand.

 
T71/232 [unpaginated]
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 439(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al20.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 550(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 200  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al13.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 428(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of William M. Kerr & James Philips as Attornies to the Trustees of John Tharp Esquire deceased.

 
T71/235 [unpaginated]
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 439(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 401(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 150  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 401(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of William M. Kerr & William Tharp as Attornies to the trustees of John Tharp Esquire deceased.

 
T71/240 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 401(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 6  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 394(Tot)  
[Name] Good Hope  
[Stock] 167  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharp.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Name] Good Hope  
 

Registered to heirs of John Tharpe. Number of enslaved people and stock illegible.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Trel.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 389(Tot) 207(F) 182(M)  
[Name] Good Hope Estate  
 

In the possession of William Tharp as Attorney of the Trustees of John Tharp deceased.

 
T71/242 286-287

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