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INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES

SEPTEMBER 1774 - (continued)

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

Full wording of titles:
Men br. arms = Men able to bear arms
Wmn & Ch = Women & Children


THE THIRD DEGREE OF SETTLERS IN THE PARISH OF SAINT JAMES
POSSESSING SLAVES AND STOCK
particularising as before the number able to bear arms

NAMES OF SETTLERS MEN BR. ARMS WMN & CH SLAVES STOCK PROFESSION
William Allan & Co 2 0 22 2 Coopers
Peter Arthur 1 2 23 1 Pimento walk
Zachariah Allmed? (faded) 1 2 5 1 (blank)
Elizabeth Burke 0 2 7 2 Pimento walk
James Bryan 1 2 19 1 Carpenter
Thomas Brown 1 0 5 5 Doctor
Francis Betterton 1 0 5 1 Butcher
Edward Binns 1 3 9 2 Carpenter
Alice Brown 0 2 9 2 MidWife
Peter Brown 0 0 19 1 Overseer
Abram Bernal 1 0 5 2 Merchant
William Coates 2 0 19 2 Carpenter
Rebecca Chambers 1 1 24 3 Pen & jobber
John Cunningham 1 2 9 2 Merchant
Richard Clarke 1 0 10 3 Merchant
Daniel Cogill 1 1 9 4 Taylor (tailor)
Daniel Coveny 1 0 10 3 Pimento walk
James Darbushire? (faded) 1 1 23 3 Carpenter
Andrew Davidson 0 0 18 3 Cooper
Daniel Davis 0 0 5 0 Free mulatto
John Dirome (? faded) 0 0 6 0 Wharfinger
George Fezolee (?faded) 1 0 16 2 Mason
George Furzden 1 0 7 1 Coppersmith
Fames Fawcett 1 2 6 1 Carpenter
George Fisher 1 2 18 9 Pimento walk
David Furtado 1 4 12 2 Merchant
Estate of Isaac Fonseca 0 0 12 0 Orphans
Nathaniel Forbes 1 2 5 2 Wharfinger
George Gordon 1 0 21 5 Merchant
James Gordon 0 0 10 1 Carpenter
Patrick Goldie 1 4 22 4 Doctor
Patrick Gray 0 0 18 1 Overseer
Charles Goldsmith 1 2 9 0 Cabinet Maker
Ann Graham 0 1 12 1 LTMS
John Grant 1 0 20 2 Coppersmith
Thomas Green 1 3 19 4 Pimento Walk
Benjamin Green 1 0 11 2 Carpenter
John Gray 1 0 5 1 Overseer
John Goppey 0 1 11 0 Overseer
Charles Hamilton 2 2 12 6 (blank)
John Hughes 1 1 10 2 Jobber
Gracy Hutchins 0 0 7 0 Free mulatto
Nelly Hutchins 0 0 7 0 Free mulatto
Elizabeth Hester 0 0 8 0 Free mulatto
? (faded) Harding 1 1 20 2 Milwright
Thomas Holt 0 0 13 7 Overseer
Michael Hunt 1 3 10 3 Black fm.
James Holmes 1 0 19 5 Jobber
Edward Holmes 0 0 7 1 Fisherman
Margaret Hicky 0 2 7 0 Washerwoman
John Irving 1 0 20 5 Doctor
Ann Jamieson 0 1 11 4 Widow
Moses Jacob 1 1 5 0 Shopkeeper
Benjamin Kilgom 2 1 8 1 Doctor
Thomas Kirkwood 1 0 6 2 Doctor
William Love 1 2 18 6 Pimento walk
James Lugg 1 1 10 2 Jack of all trades
Thomas Lovejoy 1 2 7 1 Merchant
Kenneth McKenzie 1 1 12 4 Schoolmaster
Robert McGhie 1 0 5 2 Merchant
Elizabeth McFagua? 0 1 23 10 Widow
John McLachlan 1 1 9 1 Fisherman
Robert G. McLachlan 1 2 13 6 Mason
Deb B. Mead 0 3 6 0 Widow
David Morgan 1 2 15 4 Merchant
Charles Montague 1 1 10 3 Blacksmith
Francis Maires 0 1 11 6 Merchant
James Morris 1 0 20 13 Overseer
Meign Malone 2 0 13 4 Carpenter
Moses Musquito 2 3 7 2 Shopkeeper
Milbro Markson 0 1 13 1 Widow
Jeremiah Mostyn 0 0 6 3 Carpenter
Andrew Odempsy 1 3 10 7 Attorney
John Patmon? Jr. 0 0 12 7 Merchant
Abram Philips 1 1 9 2 Shopkeeper
Thomas Rutherford 1 0 5 2 (torn)
James Riddock 1 0 5 2 Carpenter
Robert Robertson 1 0 8 1 Wharfinger
Henry Sanders 2 0 8 2 Parish Clerk (Anglican rector)
Peter Scarlet 1 1 11 2 Pimento Walk
Nicholas Smith 0 0 9 3 Wharfinger
John Sunderland 1 0 8 0 Merchant
Mrs. Savage 0 3 12 2 Pen
Jacob G. Silva 1 0 5 1 Shopkeeper
David Thomas 1 0 9 1 Carpenter
Jacob Welcome 1 3 5 1 Shopkeeper
Henry Wilton 1 1 17 6 Pimento Walk
Edward Whitefalls 1 1 18 2 Jobber
Josiah Warren 1 4 20 23 Carpenter
James Young 0 0 11 1 Overseer
Edmund Young 1 1 5 0 Schoolmaster
- _____ _____ ______ ______ -
Total 71 90 1055 252 -
- ===== ===== ====== ====== -

The Agregate Amount or Total sumd up together Viz.

. Men Br. Arms Wmn & Ch Slaves Stock
67 Sugar Estates settled has 310 150 11752 8897
7 Sugar Estates now settling in Sept 1774 22 5 805 567
63 Second degree of settlers 90 112 3044 1000
91 Third degree of settlers 71 90 1055 252
______ ______ ______ _______ _______
228 493 357 16656 10716
White inhabitants in the Parish of St. James who are not possessed of slaves or stock and who are not included in the above account 120 30 ======= =======
. ______ ______ . .
. 613 387 . .
. ______ ______ . .
Free mulattoes, Indians and Negroes Registered 62 200 . .
. ______ ______ . .
. 675 587 . .
. ====== ====== . .

Hogsheads of Sugar made in 1774: 8618 and 208 Tierces

[signed] Francis Maires, Ck. Vestry

LIST OF QUARTEROONS, MULATTOES and NEGROES
who are FREE and Able to bear Arms in the
PARISH OF SAINT JAMES

THEIR NAMES COLOUR PROFESSION PLACE OF RESIDENCE
A. Mills Ashley Mulatto Carpenter Cinnamon Hill
Anthony Mulatto Taylor Ano. Gibbs
Joseph Anderson Mulatto Carpenter .
James John Bacchus Mulatto Mason Dumfries Estate
William Christian Patridge Quarteroon Taylor Montego Bay
Robert Clift Mulatto Carpenter Montego Bay
David Chambers Mulatto Taylor Sunderland Estate
Quashie Campbell Black Planter Little River
Robert B. Chambers Black Carpenter Retirement Estate
Daniel Davis Quarteroon Carpenter Montego Bay
John Domingo Black Fisherman Montego Bay
William Bennett East Indian Waiting Man Montego Bay
John Davilda Mulatto Fisherman Montego Bay
John Dickenson Black Millwright Anchovy Bottom
Thomas Foord Mulatto Carpenter Montego Bay
William Gregory Mulatto Musician Montego Bay
James Higgins Black Butler Montego Bay
Jackey Black Wheelwright at Mr. Robert Wilton's
Thomas Jenkens Black Fisherman at the Court House Little River
-- Johnson Black Fisherman Lime Kiln near John Sills
John Johnston Quarteroon Millwright with Mr. William Browne
John Archer Knight Black Butler Montego Bay
James Lauderdale Sambo Carpenter near Moor Park Estate
Robert Lauderdale Sambo Carpenter near Moor Park Estate
Isaac Love Mulatto Mason near Little River
John Lawes Black Sadler Montego Bay
Isaak Lawson Chinese Painter Montego Bay
Charles McIntosh Mulatto Carpenter Montego Bay
John McNeill Quarteroon Millwright say Sadler Montego Bay
John Mirie Sambo Carpenter Cinnamon Hill
John Morgan Mulatto Taylor Montego Bay
Isaak Lawson Chinese Painter Montego Bay
Alexander Montague Mulatto Carpenter Cinnamon Hill
William Ordd Mulatto Mason Montego Bay
Joe Philander Sambo Carpenter Montego Bay
Sonhamn Philander Sambo Carpenter Montego Bay
William Plummer black Coach & Chaise Maker Montego Bay
William Plummer Black Sadler Montego Bay
James Rodgers Mulatto Coach & Chaise Maker Montego Bay
George Roberts Mulatto Fisherman at the Widow of William Mowatts
Daniel Roderigues Quarteroon Carpenter Montego Bay
Moses Roderiguez Quarteroon Carpenter near Chatham Race Course
Elias Roderiquez Quarteroon Carpenter near Chatham Race Course
Joseph Roderiguez Quarteroon Carpenter near Chatham Race Course
Abraham Roderiguez Quarteroon Carpenter Montego Bay
James Roy Sambo Carpenter Montego Bay
William Silvester Mulatto Planter near Little River
Samuel Steer Sambo Pilot & fisherman near Ellis's Store
John Sparks Black Carpenter Montego Bay
Robert Sparks Black Fisherman Montego Bay
George Somerville Black Carpenter Montego Bay
Richard Samuels Mulatto Mason at Mr. Richard Samuel's
Samuel Samuels Mulato Mason at Mr. Richard Samuel's
George Thornton Mulatto Carpenter Montego Bay
Joe Taylor Mulatto Taylor Montego Bay
George Slacart? Mulatto Taylor Montego Bay
Nicholas Starr Quarteroon Fisherman Montego Bay
Francis Ventura Black Fisherman Montego Bay
William Wynter Mulatto Carpenter with Mr. William Wight
David Weemys Mulatto Mason With Mr. George Fowler
James Wheeler Mulatto Millwright with Mr. William Brown
Thomas Williams Mulatto Coppersmith Seven Rivers
Total 62 . . .
[Signed] Francis Maires, Ck. Vestry

Settlers in St. James possessing Slaves & Stock not taken in the above:

71 men 90 women & children 1055 slaves 252 stock
SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE PARISH MEN W & CH SLAVES STOCK HHDS TRCS
67 Sugar Estates 310 150 11752 8897 8618 208
7 New Estates Settling 22 5 805 567 0 0
63 Smaller Settlers 90 112 3044 1000 0 0
91 Housekeepers 71 90 1055 252 0 0
. _____ _____ _______ _______ ______ _____
. 493 357 16656 10716 8816 208
White inhabitants not possessed of Slaves & not included in the above Account 120 30 . . . .
. _____ _____ . . . .
. 613 387 . . . .
Free quadroon mulattoes & Negroes registered 62 200 . . . .
. _____ _____ . . . .
Total to bear Arms 675 587 - - . .

INCREASE OF HOUSES IN THE TOWN OF MONTEGO BAY

IN THE YEAR NUMBER OF HOUSES ANNUAL RENT OR VALUE IN
1762 27 1800
1763 30 2100
1765 40 2950
1767 70 4287
1769 87 4685
1770 93 5495
1771 98 5640
1772 110 5920
1773 125 6410
1774 146 6840
1775 160 7742


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