Mount Edgecombe

Estate Details


Associated People (8)

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
1821 [SY] - 1831 [LA] → Tenant in possession
1815 [EA] - 1820 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Previous owner
1832 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1832 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Associated Claims (1)

£4,583 13S 7D

Estate Information (27)

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1798
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe Penn  
[Crop] pimento, cotton, logwood, cattle, asses, sheep, pasturage, hire of enslaved people  
 

Under the direction of John Graham, William Fyffe and John Wedderburn Esq.s as attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account filed by David Goodlet as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 259-260
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 203(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecombe  
 

Registered in Westmoreland in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, taken at a vestry convened for that purpose 15/11/1799 and subsequent days. No ownership details given.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 37.
1799
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe Penn  
[Crop] cattle, sheep  
 

Under the direction of John Graham Esq. Account filed by John Hunter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 156
1800
[Name] Mount Edgecombe Penn  
[Crop] Livestock, logwood, cotton, pimento and fustack (?)  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Samwell Forrester. Account filed by John Hunter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 43-44
1801
[Name] Mount Edgecombe Penn  
[Crop] Livestock (cattle, horses and mules), piemento and logwood  
 

Under the direction of William Brown, Patrick Miller and Somerville Forrester as Attornies to John Wedderburn. Account filed by John Hunter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 32
1803
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe Penn  
[Crop] horses, cattle  
 

Under the direction of Patrick Miller, Somerville Forrester and James Wedderburn Esq.s. Account filed by John Hunter as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 164-165
1804
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe Pen  
[Crop] spanish and creole steers, cows, calves, horses and mules  
 

Account given in the names of Somerville Forrester, James Wedderburn and James Colquhoun, grant attornies to John Wedderburn, Esq. Account filed by John Hunter, overseer to said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 201
1807
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe Pen  
[Crop] Livestock and pimento  
 

Under the direction of James Wedderburn, James Colquhun Grant and John Blyth as attornies to John Wedderburn Esq. Account presented by John Hunter as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 155-156
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Mount-Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 246  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
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] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcombe  
[Stock] 357  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
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.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 244(Tot) 135(F) 109(M)  
[Name] Mount Edgecombe  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant and John Blyth as attorneys to John Wedderburn Esquire the owner.

 
T71/178 381-383
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 241(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe  
[Stock] 450  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
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] 246(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe  
[Stock] 482  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_10.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 246(Tot) 137(F) 109(M)  
[Name] Mt. Edgecumbe Pen  
 

In the possession of James Colquhoun Grant and John Blythe as attorneys for John Wedderburn Esquire owner.

 
T71/179 Book 13 1
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 247(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe  
[Stock] 492  
 

Registered to John Wedderburn.

 
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] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe  
[Stock] 457  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot) 138(F) 116(M)  
[Name] Mount Edgecombe Pen  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburne Esquire as owner.

 
T71/180 Book 10 37-38
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 254(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgcumbe  
[Stock] 402  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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] 255(Tot) 137(F) 118(M)  
[Name] Mount Edgcombe Pen  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburn Esquire.

 
T71/181 403-404
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 370  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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] 251(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 380  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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] 253(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 309  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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] 255(Tot) 138(F) 117(M)  
[Name] Mount Edgcombe Pen  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to James Wedderburn Esquire, owner.

 
T71/187 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 258(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 358  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831west.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecumbe  
[Stock] 347  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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] 265(Tot) 141(F) 124(M)  
[Name] Mount Edgcombe Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams as attorney to Andrew Colville and Alexander Seton executors and trustees of Jno. Wedderburn deceased.

 
T71/188 300
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 263(Tot)  
[Name] Mount Edgecombe  
[Stock] 319  
 

Registered to James Wedderburn.

 
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.