Whim Estate

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
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Joint owner


1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Mortgage Holder
- 1817 [EY] → Not known

Associated Claims (1)

£1,199 2S 7D


Original grantee George Young under St David no. 8, 'Present proprietors c. 1774 Stevenson & Bremner; in 1832 the owners were 'J & J Hamilton'; the estate was still in cultivation in 1862 when the present proprietors were Oniel & Simpson.


'Tables showing the Lots in each Parish, numbered as originally granted - the original Grantee - the name of the Lot, or lots, if one has been acquired, and the present Possessor where there is one' and 'A Table, showing the Estates in cultivation in 1832, and their Owners, in 1832, copied from the list appended to Byres' map of that date, with those in cultivation in 1862', Henry Iles Woodcock, A History of Tobago (Ayr: Smith and Grant, 1867; new impression London: Frank Cass and Company Limited, 1971).

Estate Information (3)

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[Number of enslaved people] 191(Tot) 92(F) 99(M)  
[Name] Whim  

Return made by Alexander Reid manager

T71/462 353-359
[Number of enslaved people] 171(Tot) 82(F) 89(M)  
[Name] Whim  

Samuel McEachnie [also given as Macochnie] manager

T71/474 82
[Number of enslaved people] 157(Tot) 77(F) 80(M)  
[Name] Whim  

Saml. McEachnie manager

T71/481 81