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
- 1819 [EY] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Shown as owner only in the years 1822 and in 1834, not in the intervening years.

Associated Claims (1)

£10,358 6S 7D

Estate Information (7)

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[Name] Tourama  
[Size] 600  

Under an Act of 1804, the remaining Carib lands on St Vincent were forfeited, and Governor Henry William Bentinck allocated 5,262 acres to European settlers, including two separate parcels of 300 acres each to John Kean and Andrew Ross that became Turama [sic], Charles Shephard, An Historical Account of the Island of St Vincent(1831) Appendix No. XVI 'Apportionment of the Carib Lands, Granted in Occupancies by Governor Henry William Bentinck.'

[Number of enslaved people] 427(Tot)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

William McKenzie as owner by James Sutherland attorney.

T71/493 101-109
[Number of enslaved people] 426(Tot) 223(F) 203(M)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

In possession of Alexander McKenzie by James Sutherland his attorney.

T71/495 49-51
[Number of enslaved people] 433(Tot) 222(F) 211(M)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

Tourama Estate. Statement sworn by James Sutherland, acting attorney.

T71/497 33-35
[Number of enslaved people] 420(Tot) 218(F) 202(M)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

Tourama Estate. Statement sworn by Alexander McLeod, attorney.

T71/497 31-32
[Number of enslaved people] 396(Tot) 207(F) 189(M)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

Tourama Estate. Statement sworn by Alexander McLeod [43 deaths].

T71/499 38-39
[Number of enslaved people] 384(Tot) 203(F) 181(M)  
[Name] Tourama Estate  

Tourama Estate. Property of Alexander McKenzie. Statement sworn by Alexander McLeod. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 385 enslaved people.

T71/500 58-61