Rose Hill

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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
1774 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Previous owner
1809 [EA] - → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver

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£4,920 12S 7D

Estate Information (27)

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1774
[Name] Rose Hill  
[Crop] sugar, rum , molasses  
 

The property of Thomas Blair Esq. deceased. Account filed by Charles Palmer as acting executor of the late Thomas Blair Esq.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/7 258
1775
[Name] Rosehill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Thomas Blair Esq. deceased. Account filed by Charles Palmer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 53
1776
[Name] Rosehill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thompson, merchant, executor to Thomas Blair deceased acting in right of his wife as executrix to the estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/8 74-5
1777
[Name] Rose hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Estate of Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thomson, executor acting in right of his wife.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 127
1778
[Name] Rosehill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the estate of Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thompson, merchant, executor to Thomas Blair deceased acting in right of his wife.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 58
1779
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum,  
 

Belonging to the Estate of Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thomson, acting executor in right of his wife.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 69
1780
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to the late Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thompson, acting executor in right of his wife.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 69-70
1781
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the Estate of Thomas Blair deceased. Account filed by William Thomson, acting executor in right of his wife.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 70
1782
[Name] Rose hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the late Thomas Blair Esquire deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 154
1791
[Name] Rosehill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John M. Rae planter overseer. Accounts filed for 1786 to 1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 427 [f.203]
1792
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Quest clerk to William Thompson Esquire of Old Harbour.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 261-262 [f.131]
1793
[Name] Rosehill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

In the possession of William Thompson Esq. Account filed by John McRae as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 8-9
1798
[Name] Rose Hill  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Clarendon 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 Middlesex which he compeleted in 1798.
1800
[Name] Rosehill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Edwards as overseer for the period 31/12/1799 to 31/12/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 122
1801
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by John Edwards as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 233
1803
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by John Edwards as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 106
1804
[Name] Rosehill Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to William Thompson, Esq. Account filed in the name of John Edwards (status not given).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 147
1807
[Name] Rose Hill  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by John Palmer as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 83
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot) 47(F) 87(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as attorney to William Thompson Esquire deceased who it appears died prior to the 28th June but the accounts of whose death were not received until after that day.

 
T71/57 151-156
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot) 47(F) 87(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as attorney to William Thompson Esquire deceased who it appears died prior to the 28th June but the accounts of whose death were not received until after that day.

 
T71/57 151-156
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 204(Tot) 91(F) 113(M)  
[Name] Rose Hill Estate  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as attorney to Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire. Most of the increase by purchase, previously given in Clarendon by John Williams as attorney to William Vassal May Esquire.

 
T71/58 311-313
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 189(Tot) 82(F) 107(M)  
[Name] Rosehill Estate  
 

In the possession of Donald McLean as attorney to Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire.

 
T71/59 475
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Rose-hill Estate  
 

In the possession of Alexander Bayley and John Blair as attornies of Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire.

 
T71/60 375
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Rose-hill Estate  
 

In the possession of Alexander Bayley and John Blair as attornies of Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire.

 
T71/60 375
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 158(Tot) 69(F) 89(M)  
[Name] Rose Hill  
 

In the possession of Alexander Bayley and John Blair Esquires as attornies of Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire.

 
T71/63 345
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 158(Tot) 69(F) 89(M)  
[Name] Rose Hill  
 

In the possession of Alexander Bayley and John Blair Esquires as attornies of Charles Nicholas Pallmer Esquire.

 
T71/63 345
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 284(Tot) 147(F) 137(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of James Wright Turner and John Blair Esquires, receivers for Rose Hill Estate, appointed by the Court of Chancery. The number of enslaved people in the last return (1829) are given as: belonging to R. H. Young (89 males, 69 females, total 158), belonging to J. R. Young (31 males, 37 females, total 68), belonging to N. H. Young (23 males, 50 females, total 73), belonging to D. P. Young (8 males, 6 females, total 14).

 
T71/64 335