Abingdon

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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
1788 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Owner
1788 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Attorney
1788 [EA] - → Overseer
1789 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Overseer
1799 [EA] - 1810 [LA] → Owner
1811 [EA] - → Previous owner
1815 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1834 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

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£1,938 9S 2D

Estate Information (27)

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1788
[Name] Abingdon Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas James under the direction of James Wedderburn Esq; account filed by Walter Paterson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 224-225
1789
[Name] Abingdon Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Thomas James Esquire under the direction of James Wedderburn. Account filed by Edward Hankins as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 205 f.103
1790
[Name] Abingdon Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of Thomas James Esquire under the direction of James Wedderburn Esquire. Account filed by Edw.d Hankins as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 315-316
1791
[Name] Abingdon Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Edward Hankins as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 120
1799
[Name] Abingdon  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Hanover as a sugar estate with a cattle mill and a windmill 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.
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 194(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
 

Registered in Hanover to John Perry with 194 enslaved people in Balcarres' letter to the Duke of Portland, dated 22/03/1800, return given at a vestry meeting 23/11/1799.

 
Papers Presented to the House of Commons of the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave Trade (Houses of Parliament, 1804) section G p. 25.
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 185(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 147  
 

Registered to John Perry.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11Hanov.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] 126(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 53  
 

Registered to John Perry deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812co2.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 107  
 

Registered to Robert O. Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 174(Tot) 85(F) 89(M)  
[Name] Abington Estate  
 

In the possession of David Edwards as attorney to Robert Oliver Vassall Esqr proprietor of Abington Estate.

 
T71/190 699-702
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 198  
 

Registered to Robert Oliver Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 168(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 4  
 

Registered to Robert Oliver Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 340(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 310  
 

Registered to Robert Oliver Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 38  
 

Registered to Robert Oliver Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p15.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 151(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon Estate  
 

In the possession of Robert Oliver Vassall as proprietor.

 
T71/192 490-491
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 148(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 132  
 

Registered to Hon. Robert Oliver Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 131  
 

Registered to Hon. Robert O. Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot) 74(F) 70(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Robert Oliver Vassall Esquire as owner.

 
T71/193 346
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 150(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to Hon. Robert O. Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 126(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
 

Registered to Hon. Robert O. Vassall.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al17.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 108(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 2  
 

Registered to Litt and Harrison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 110(Tot) 54(F) 56(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Carey as attorney to Messrs Litt & Harrisons the owners. "By purchase from the heirs of the late Robert Oliver Vassall" since 1826.

 
T71/196 46-47
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 8  
 

Registered to Litt and Harrison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 10  
 

Registered to Litt and Harrison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32hano.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 106(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Carey as attorney to Messers Litt & Harrisons.

 
T71/199 42
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 105(Tot)  
[Name] Abingdon  
[Stock] 21  
 

Registered to Litt and Harrison.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Hanov.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1839
[Name] Abingdon  
[Size] 600  
 

Registered to Richard Steele.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40Hanover.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.