New Cross [and Sommerville]

Estate Details

Associated People (2)

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
1803 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Owner


65 enslaved people in the possession of George Archer as owner in the Slave Register of 1817; not identified before or since, but possibly transferred to Peter Pattie on Bank estate in Clarendon (q.v.) or Cross Pen also in Clarendon (q.v).


T71/57 pp. 183-195.

Estate Information (4)

What is this?

[Name] New Cross Penn  
[Crop] timber  

Property of William Phillips Esq. Account filed by Peter Pattie for the year ending 31/12/1803.

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/31 93
[Name] Somerville  
[Crop] Coffee  

Belonging to William Phillips, Esq. Account filed in the name of Peter Pattie (status not given).

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/32 194
[Name] New Crofs Pen  
[Crop] House rental  

Belonging to William Phillips Esq. of Great Britain. Account filed by Peter Pattie as overseer. The estates of Sommerville and New Crofs Pen were filed together.

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/38 13
[Number of enslaved people] 65(Tot) 32(F) 33(M)  
[Name] [no name given]  

In the possession of George Archer as owner.

T71/57 193-195