Estate Details

Associated People (3)

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
- 1818 [EY] → Tenant-for-life
- 1755 [EY] → Owner

In Samuel Baker's 1753 map, Jer. Brown [sic] was shown as owning an estate or two adjacent estates northeast of Sandy Point. LBS has inferred this or these later formed Cranstouns.

1818 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Associated Claims (1)

£4,631 12S 10D

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 293(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of The Right Hon Lord Cranstoun, owner.

T 71/253 180-188
[Number of enslaved people] 250(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Lord Cranstoun, deceased, owner; returned by Edward Osman, manager; Osman notes that the increase and decrease give is 'for the period he has lived upon' the estate. He explained that M Ralph Muhain, the former manager, will not give the increase and decrease for the period of the last return to the date he quitted, June 18th, 1821".

T 71/255 132
[Number of enslaved people] 252(Tot)  
[Name] Cranstoun's  

Return of the Right Hon Lord Cranstoun, deceased owner; returned by Michael R Burke, manager; the name of estate is listed in the index but not in the entry; "The boy Robert who died Feb. 4, 1824 was born between the period of the original registration of slaves and the 18th June 1821, when the triennial Return B commences, and by a note of Mr Edward Osman, who then became the Manager, and which is annexed to the said return, it appears that no account of increase or decrease had been given to him by Mr. Ralph Mahain [Muhain], the Manager during that period - M. R. Burke" (This note is written sideways in the "name and Description of Persons making the Return field on folio 98).

T 71/256 97-99
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 446  
[Crop] sugar  

Listed in St Anne Sandy Point as an estate of 446 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 367 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Lord Cranstoun.

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 257(Tot)  
[Name] Cranstouns  

Return of Michael R. Burke, manager of the estate of Lord Cranstoun, deceased owner. St. Ann, Sandy Point

T 71/258 34-35
[Number of enslaved people] 271(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Lord Cranstoun, owner; returned by Michael R Burke, manager.

T 71/259 41-42
[Number of enslaved people] 283(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of the trust estate of [James Edward] Lord Cranstoun, owner; returned by William Hutchinson, manager.

T 71/260 43 to 45