Spring Mount

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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] - → Owner
1778 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Previous owner
1809 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of enslaved people on this estate.

1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other
1826 [EA] - → Other
1826 [EA] - → Other
1829 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - → Other
1834 [EA] - → Other

Associated Claims (2)

£579 13S 1D
£3,911 3S 7D

Estate Information (46)

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1774
[Number of enslaved people] 184(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] Sugar  
[Stock] 106  
 

Listed as belonging to Benjamin Heath with 4 men bearing arms and 9 women or children; the same source gives the estate producing 130 hogsheads of sugar.

 
Edward Long, 'A List of Sugar Estates and other Properties in the Parish of Saint James as they were in the Month of September 1774 shewing the number of white People residing in said Parish particularising those able to bear Arms, the number of Slaves & Stock & the number of hogsheads of Sugar made on the several Estates in the Crop of the year 1774' transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/StJames1774.htm
1778
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 134
1779
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 135
1780
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 136
1781
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 132
1782
[Name] Spring Mount Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Property of the Heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by Robert Gentle planter and overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/10 149
1782
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 131
1783
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 130
1784
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 129
1785
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar and rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq. deceased. Account filed by William Fowle.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/11 128
1787
[Name] Spring Mount Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq deceased; account filed by W Little, overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/13 69
1787
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq deceased; account filed by Wauchop Little as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/14 94
1788
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by Wauchop Little as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/15 231 f.125
1789
[Name] Spring Mount Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by Michael Barnes acting executor for the deceased's estate.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 247 f.125
1790
[Name] Spring Mount Estate  
[Crop] cattle, sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by William Tiszard as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/17 363-364 [f.181]
1791
[Name] Springmount sugar Plantation  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased, under the direction of William Fowle and Michael Barnes his trustees and executors. Account filed by William Tiszard as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/18 353-354
1792
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased and under the direction of Wm Fowle and Michael Barnes trustees and executors. Account filed by William Izard overseer until 13/06/1792 and John French overseer thereafter.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 141-142
1793
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by William Fowle his executor. Accounts filed for 30/06/1793 to 31/12/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 369-370
1793
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

The property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esquire deceased. Account filed by John French late overseer. Accounts filed for 30/06//1792 to 30/06/1793.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/19 370
1794
[Name] Spring Mount Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum  
 

Account filed by Archibald Haddin as overseer.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 36
1795
[Name] Spring Mount Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum, some cattle  
 

Property of the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq deceased under the care and direction of Richard Heath Esq appointed receiver by the Chancellor. Account filed by said Arch. Haddin as overseer for the year ending 31/12/1795.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/21 136
1796
[Name] Springmount Estate  
[Crop] sugar, rum.  
 

Belonging to the heirs of Benjamin Heath Esq, dec. Account given by Richard Heath Esq, appointed Receiver by Chancery.

 
Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/23
1799
[Name] Spring-Mount  
[Crop] Sugar  
 

Plotted in St James 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.
1809
[Number of enslaved people] 193(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 10  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1811) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL11James.htm. The 1811 almanac was based on the givings-in of the March Quarter for 1809, hence the earlier evolution date.
1811
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot)  
[Name] Spring mount  
[Stock] 20  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
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] 176(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 156  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1816) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL15jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 175(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 175  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1818) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1818al16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 135(Tot) 59(F) 76(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of Richard Heath as owner.

 
T71/202 105-108
1819
[Number of enslaved people] 260(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 182  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1820) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al20p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 255(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 160  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1821) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al1821_12.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as Attorney to Richard Heath an absentee. 21 enslaved people acquired by the determination of the estate of Mrs Sarah Heath in St James.

 
T71/206 183-184
1821
[Number of enslaved people] 190(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 182  
 

Registered to Richard Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1822) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Al22p16.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 234(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 151  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1824) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL24jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as Receiver, appointed by the Court of Chancery of the Estate of Richard Heath decd.

 
T71/210 154
1825
[Number of enslaved people] 228(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 151  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1826) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1826al19.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 219(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 161  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1827) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/a1827al11.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 119(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as owner. Increase of 71 enslaved people by purchase: 50 by purchase at Marshall's sale and registered by W. Heath as receiver appointed by the court of Chancery of the estate of Richard Heath 1823, 11 by purchase from J.P. Montague attorney to C.R. Woodward and registered by him in St James, 6 by purchase from B.H. Heath and registered by Richard Heath his agent in St James, 4 by purchase from B.H. and J.L. Heath and registered by J.L. Heath as joint tenant with B.H. Heath an absentee in St James.

 
T71/214 263-264
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 84(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as Receiver appointed by the Court of Chancery of the Estate of Richard Heath. Decrease of 52 enslaved people by sale at Deputy Marshall's Sale.

 
T71/214 265-266
1827
[Number of enslaved people] 217(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 33  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1828) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1828al18.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1828
[Number of enslaved people] 221(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 30  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1829) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al29jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 192(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as owner, the Receivership having been discharged on his purchasing on the junior claim of the Mortgagee. Previously registered 131 enslaved people as owner and 66 as receiver.

 
T71/218 [unpaginated]
1830
[Number of enslaved people] 285(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 24  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1831) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1831jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1831
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 148  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1832) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/al32jame.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 275(Tot)  
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Stock] 7  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1833) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/AL33James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 188(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  
 

In the possession of William Heath as owner.

 
T71/222 302
1839
[Name] Spring Mount  
[Size] 799  
 

Registered to William Heath.

 
Jamaica Almanac (1840) transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples/AL40James.htm. The almanac was based on the givings-in of the previous March Quarter, hence the earlier evolution date.