Roaring River 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
Mortgage Holder

The mortgage held by Thomas Kemble (by that time deceased) appears in the claim in the compensation records but not previously.

- 10/01/1780 [ED] → Owner
1740 [EA] - 1743 [LA] → Previous owner
1740 [EA] - 1743 [LA] → Previous owner
1752 [EA] - 1755 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1781 [EA] - 1786 [LA] → Previous owner
1792 [EA] - → Owner
1811 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Previous owner
1811 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Receiver
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Receiver
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver

Associated Claims (1)

£4,086 11S 5D

Estate Information (53)

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1740
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, molasses and hire of enslaved people at the barracks  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Tyndall and Richard Asholm/Asholon Esqs. deceased. Account filed by ? (data missing).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 43
1741
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento and hire of enslaved people  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Tyndall and Richard Ashton Esqs. deceased. Account filed by John Ducommun one of the executors to William Tyndall Esq. deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives, IB/11/4/1 128-129
1742
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, old copper, brass, pewter, molasses and sundry items  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Tyndall and Richard Asshton Esqs. deceased. Account filed by John DuCommun Esq. one of the executors of the said William Tyndall.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 8-9
1743
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, molasses, old copper, beef, a mill case and cash received for execution of an enslaved person in 1738 (�40)  
 

Belonging to the heirs of William Tyndall and Richard Ashton Esqs. deceased. Account filed by John DuCommun Esq. one of the executors of the said William Tyndall deceased.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 69-70
1752
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, old copper, old brass and old pewter  
 

Plantation in the possession of Charles Spencer and George Paplay as attorneys to Edward Gardiner Esq. Account filed by the said Charles Spencer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 140
1753
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento and cotton  
 

Estate in the possession of Edward Gardiner Esq. Account of the produce of the estate received and sold by Spencer & Paplay as attorneys to the said Edward Gardiner Esq., filed by George Paplay of the parish of Kingston merchant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 170
1754
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, timber, cattle  
 

Belonging to Edward Gardiner Esquire of London, in the possession of Spencer & Paplay his attorneys. Account filed by George Paplay.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 18
1755
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, cotton (sp?)  
 

Belonging to Edward Gardiner Esquire of London, in the possession of Spencer & Paplay his attorneys. Account filed by George Paplay.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 20
1765
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, molasses and pimento  
 

Account filed by Patrick Grant as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/4 166
1781
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for 1 March 1781 to 1 March 1782. Late the Property of William McBean Esquire deceased, according as the same came to the Hands or Knowledge of Simon Taylor and Angus McBean Esquires attorneys to Robert Graham Esquire, the Mortgagee in possession from the 10 January 1780 when the said William McBeann died & the possession became in the said Robert Graham's. Account filed by Peter Comrie, surgeon.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 108
1782
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento, fustick  
 

Account filed for 1 March 1782 to 1 March 1783. Late the Property of William McBean Esquire deceased, according as the same came to the Hands or Knowledge of Simon Taylor and Angus McBean Esquires attorneys to Robert Graham Esquire, the Mortgagee in possession from the 10 January 1780 when the said William McBean died. Account filed by Malcolm MacFarlane, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 200
1783
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Account filed by Malcom McFarlane.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 29
1785
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento  
 

Under the direction of Angus Macbean, attorney to Robert Graham mortgagee in possession.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 27-38
1786
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm McFarlane, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/12 152
1786
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm McFalane planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 171-172
1786
[Name] Roaring River plantation (Estate of William Macbean (financial): including Roaring River Plantation)  
 

Estate of William Macbean deceased by Angus Macbean merchant of the parish of Kingston as attorney to Robert Graham Esquire of Gartmore, Scotland the mortgagee in possession of Roaring River plantation in the parish of St Ann. List of expenditure.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 36-40
1786
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
 

Estate of William Macbean deceased by Angus Macbean merchant of the parish of Kingston as attorney to Robert Graham Esquire of Gartmore, Scotland the mortgagee in possession of Roaring River plantation in the parish of St Ann.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 61-64
1786
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed 1 Mar 1786 to 1 Mar 1787. Angus Macbean of the parish of Kingston, merchant, as attorney to Robert Graham of Gartmore in Scotland as mortgagee in possession.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 1-3
1786
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed 30 Apr 1786 to 30 Apr 1787. Angus Macbean of the parish of Kingston, merchant, as attorney to Robert Graham Esq of Gartmore, Scotland, mortgagee of Roaring River Estate; account current with the estate of William McBean.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 4
1787
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Malcolm McFarlane planter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 45-46
1788
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Angus MacBean merchant, attorney to Robert Graham Esquire of Gartmore, Scotland mortgagee in possession. Accounts filed for 01/03/1787 to 13/04/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 122-127 f.62-64
1793
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Ronald Campbell.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 402
1794
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 92-93
1795
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 140
1796
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] Muscovado sugar and rum  
 

Owner not given. Account filed by James Grant, status not given.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 198
1798
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 217
1798
[Name] Roaring-River  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St Ann as a sugar estate with a watermill and a cattle mill 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.
1799
[Name] Roaring River plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, pimento  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/25 222-223
1800
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, pimento, fustick  
 

Account filed by James Grant.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 79-80
1801
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Owner details not recorded. Account filed by John Milne as overseer (?).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/29 210
1803
[Name] Roaring River Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, pimento, logwood  
 

Account filed by John Milne as overseer for the period 01/01/1803 to 31/12/1803.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 212-213
1807
[Name] Roaring River  
[Crop] sugar, rum and pimento  
 

Property of the heirs of General McBean and in the possession of and under the care of James Newby, Alexander Kidston, Benjamin Henderson and Thomas Winder as receivers in chancery for the plantation. Account presented by George Saunders as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 165
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 117  
 

Registered to Alexander and William McBean, deceased.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1812) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1812mar.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1810, hence the earlier transcription date.
1815
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring-River  
[Stock] 112  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15ann.htm. The 1816 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1815, hence the earlier evolution date.
1816
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 105  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander & William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1817) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1817_02.htm. The 1817 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1816, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 172(Tot) 95(F) 77(M)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of Benjamin Henderson and Forbes George McBean as receivers in Chancery of the Roaring River Estate belonging to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
T 71/43 820-824
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 173(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 95  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander & William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al06.htm. The 1818 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter 1817, hence the earlier evolution date.
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 99  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p07.htm. The 1820 Almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot) 96(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of Isaac Higgin and Benjamin Henderson as receivers in Chancery for Roaring River Estate.

 
T 71/44 420-421
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 178(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 107  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_05.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1822
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 112  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1823) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1823_04.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 179(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of Isaac Higgin, Benjamin Henderson as receivers in Chancery on Roaring River Estate.

 
T 71/45 518-519
1824
[Number of enslaved people] 187(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 108  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1825) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1825_05.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 188(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 110  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Alamanc (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al07.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 192(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of Benjamin Henderson as receiver of Roaring River Estate belonging to the heirs of William McBean and Alexander McBean [25 births, 12 deaths].

 
T 71/46 553-555
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 197(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 64  
 

Registered to the heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al08.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 199(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 68  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29ann.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 207(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of John Mais as receiver for Roaring River Estate belonging to the heirs of William V Alexander McBean.

 
T 71/48 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831ann.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 204(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32ann.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 216(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River Estate  
 

In the possession of John Mais as owner of Roaring River Estate [26 births, 15 deaths].

 
T 71/50 468-469
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 212(Tot)  
[Name] Roaring River  
[Stock] 57  
 

Registered to heirs of Alexander and William McBean.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33Ann.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.