Dean's Valley Dry Works

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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
1786 [EA] - 1786 [LA] → Owner
1787 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Previous owner
1810 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Other
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Shown in 1817 as surviving mortgagee.

1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1834 [EA] - → Receiver

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£2,752 15S 4D

Estate Information (43)

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1779
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum and livestock  
 

In the possession of George Murray as one of the attorneys.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/9 124
1786
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire on the orders of Messrs Mures and Dunlop attornies for the estate. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for The year 1786 to 15/09/1786.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 196
1787
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed for 15 Sep 1786-1 Sep 1787. James Mackintosh, overseer, the property of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased delivered by order of Messrs Mures & Dunlop attornies.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 14
1788
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased by order of Messrs Fullers [= Mures] and Dunlop attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 01/09/1787 to 26/08/1788.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 157-158
1789
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle, old copper  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased delivered by order of Messrs Mure and Dunlop attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 26/08/1788 to 26/08/1789.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 171-172
1790
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased delivered by order of Messrs Mure and Dunlop attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 26/08/1789 to 26/08/1790.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 366-367 [f.183]
1791
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, old copper  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased delivered by order of Messrs Mure and Dunlop attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 26/08/1790 to 26/08/1791.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 447-448 [f.224]
1792
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased by order of George and Richard Atkinson Esquires attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 26/08/1791 to 26/08/1792.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 447 [f.213]
1793
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

The property of Richard Atkinson Esquire deceased, delivered by order ot Richard Atkinson, William Brown and George Bogle Esquires attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer. Accounts filed for 26/08/1792 to 26/08/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 331-332 [f.166]
1794
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, sale of enslaved people  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased and Messrs Baring and Clayton, delivered on the order of the Samuel Mure and George Atkinson Esq.s attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer for the period 26/08/1793 to 26/08/1794.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/20 129
1795
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle, one enslaved person sold  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased delivered on the order of Messrs Atkinson, Mure and Bogle as attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer for the period 26/08/1794 to 26/08/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 271-272
1796
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, mares,steers, cows, heifers, calves  
 

Belonging to Richard Atkinson, Esq, dec. Account given by Messrs Atkinson, Mure and Bogle, attornies. Account filed by James Macintosh, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1797
[Name] Deans Valley Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Belonging to Richard Atkinson, Esq, dec. Account given by Messrs Atkinson, Mure and Bogle, attornies. Account filed by James Mackintosh, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/22 117
1798
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased delivered on the order of Messrs Atkinson, Mure, Bogle and Co as attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer for the period 26/08/1797 to 26/08/1798.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/24 82
1799
[Name] Deans-Valley Dry-Works  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted In Westmoreland as a sugar estate with 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 Cornwall which he compeleted in 1799.
1799
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased delivered on the order of Messrs George and Matthew Atkinson and Co as attorneys for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer for the period 26/08/1798 to 26/08/1799.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/26 72-73
1799
[Number of enslaved people] 208(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
 

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.
1800
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq deceased delivered on the order of Messrs George and Matthew Atkinson and Co as attornies for the plantation. Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer for the period 26/08/1799 to 26/08/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/27 117-118
1801
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Work Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum and cattle  
 

By order of Messrs Atkinson, Hanbury & Co, attornies; Account filed by James Mackintosh as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/28 150
1803
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Delivered on the order of Messrs Atkinson, Hanbury and Co as attornies for the plantation. Account filed by Thomas Drury [?] as overseer for the period 26/08/1799 to 26/08/1800.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 4
1804
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works Estate  
[Crop] sugar and rum, cows and steers  
 

Account given in the names of Messrs Atkinson, Hanbury & Co, attornies for said estate. Account filed by John Nicholson, overseer for said estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archvies 1B/11/4/32 78
1807
[Name] Deans Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum, livestock and logwood  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq. deceased. Disposal of crop delivered by the order of Messers Atkinson Bogle and Co. as attornies for the estate. Account filed by John Nicholson as overseer. Filed for 1807 (to the 1st July).

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/37 50
1808
[Name] Deans Valley  
[Crop] sugar, rum and logwood  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Richard Atkinson Esq. deceased. Disposal of estate produce thereof delivered by order of Messers Atkinson, Bogle and Co. as attornies for the estate. Account filed by John Nicholson as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 190-191
1810
[Number of enslaved people] 164(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to Matthew Atkinson.

 
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] 161(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 42  
 

Registered to Matthew Atkinson.

 
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] 147(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to Matthew Atkinson.

 
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] 142(Tot)  
[Name] Deans Valley  
[Stock] 143  
 

Registered to Matthew Atkinson.

 
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] 143(Tot) 74(F) 69(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Estate  
 

In the possession of James Greenfield as attorney to Nathaniel Clayton an absentee, surviving mortgage.

 
T71/178 3-6
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 196(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley D. W.  
[Stock] 125  
 

Registered to Matthew Atkinson.

 
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] 133(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 135  
 

Registered to Adams, Robertson and Co..

 
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] 134(Tot) 70(F) 64(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works Estate  
 

In the possession of George Atkinson as attorney to Nathaniel Clayton.

 
T71/179 Book 3 3
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 137(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley  
[Stock] 168  
 

Registered to Nathaniel Clayton.

 
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] 184(Tot) 86(F) 98(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Purchase Lumley as owner. Purchased and registered by George Atkinson as attorney to Nathaniel Clayton in the parish of Westmoreland 1820.

 
T71/180 Book 7 1 to 2
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 231  
 

Registered to estate of Purchas Lumley.

 
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] 177(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 80  
 

Registered to Purchas Lumley deceased.

 
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.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 169(Tot) 83(F) 86(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams and James Lawson as executors of Purchase Lumley deceased on Deans Valley Dry Works Estate.

 
T71/181 289
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 162(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 63  
 

Registered to Purchas Lumley deceased.

 
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] 158(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 68  
 

Registered to Purchas Lumley deceased.

 
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] 150(Tot) 78(F) 75(M)  
[Name] Deans Valley Dry Works Estate  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams and James Lawson as executors of Purchas Lumley deceased.

 
T71/184 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 151(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 59  
 

Registered to heirs of Purchas Lumley.

 
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] 152(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 58  
 

Registered to heirs of Purchas Lumley.

 
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] 147(Tot)  
[Name] Dean's Valley Dry Works  
[Stock] 54  
 

Registered to heirs of Purchas Lumley.

 
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.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot) 73(F) 73(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Joseph Stone Williams and Jas Lawson as executors of [?] Lumley deceased.

 
T71/189 329