Midgham [1]

Estate Details


Associated People (12)

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
- 1756 [EY] → Owner
- 09/06/1805 [ED] → Owner
1756 [EA] - 1770 [LA] → Heir
1810 [EA] - 1810 [LA] → Other

Shown as registered to Edward Jervis Ricketts in 1810

1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1823 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Owner
1823 [EA] - → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£4,163 15S 0D

Estate Information (31)

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1761
[Name] Midgham Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esquire deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esquire, one of the Executors.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 209
1762
[Name] Midgeham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson as the sole executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 23
1763
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate if Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 124
1764
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4
1767
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 89
1768
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 156
1769
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Jacob Johnson Esq. as executor.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/5 201
1770
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Jacob Ricketts Esq deceased. Account filed by Benjamin Nicholls as overseer and Jacob Johnson Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/6 41
1791
[Name] Midgham Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Robert Dunstan Woollery deceased under the care, direction and possession of John Woolery. Account filed by John Woolery as overseer. Accounts filed for 01/01/1791 to 01/08/1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 240
1792
[Name] Midgham Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Robert Dunstan Woollery deceased. Account filed by John Woolery as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 236-237
1794
[Name] Midgham Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, heifers  
 

Belonging to Robert Dunston Woolley, dec. Account given by Mrs Elizabeth Woolley, executrix. Account filed by John Woolley.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1807
[Name] Midgham  
[Crop] sugar, rum, logwood, cattle, copper and old iron  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Stone Woollery Esq. deceased and in the possession of David Ewart Esq. as executor of William Stone Woollery Esq. deceased and under his care and management. Account presented by James Murray as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 170
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 274(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 444  
 

Registered to heirs of W. Stone Woollery.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Westmd.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1810, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 307(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham etc.  
[Stock] 218  
 

Registered to William Woolley deceased. Assumed to include Long Pond.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co1.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 309(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham and Long-Pond  
[Stock] 317  
 

Registered to assignees of W. S. Woollery.

 
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] 270(Tot) 140(F) 130(M)  
[Name] Midgham Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant as attorney to Messrs. Milligan, Robertson and Co. the mortgagees .

 
T71/178 258-261
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 299(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham & Long Pond  
[Stock] 285  
 

Registered to assignees of W. S. Woolery.

 
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.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 304(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham and Long Pond  
[Stock] 263  
 

Registered to assignees of W. S. Woollery.

 
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] 263(Tot) 132(F) 131(M)  
[Name] Midgham Estate  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant as attorney to Milligan, Robertson and Co., mortgagees.

 
T71/179 Book 6 9
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 296(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 225  
 

Registered to Milligan, Robertson and Co..

 
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] 254(Tot) 126(F) 128(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Robert Dunstan Woollery Esquire, owner of Midgham Estate.

 
T71/180 Book 10 46-47
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 297(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 181  
 

Registered to Robert Woolery.

 
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.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 295(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 167  
 

Registered to Robert Woolery.

 
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] 251(Tot) 125(F) 126(M)  
[Name] Midgham Sugar Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Colin Robertson Esquire.

 
T71/181 334
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 291(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 15  
 

Registered to Robert D. Woollery.

 
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.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 287(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to Joseph Williams

 
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] 282(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 11  
 

Registered to James McDonald.

 
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] 238(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham Estate  
 

In the possession of James MacDonald as attorney for Midgham Estate.

 
T71/185 [unpaginated]
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 12  
 

Registered to Henry Davidson.

 
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] 233(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham Estate  
 

In the possession of James McDonald as attorney for Midgham Estate.

 
T71/189 147
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 227(Tot)  
[Name] Midgham  
[Stock] 9  
 

Registered to Henry Davidson.

 
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.