Estate Details

Associated People (5)

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] → Owner
1773 [SY] - 1773 [EY] → Owner
1766 [SY] - 1775 [EY] → Owner
1771 [SY] - → Mortgage Holder

Oliver Calley is known to have assumed a mortgage on an estate owned by Richard Ottley in St David Tobago: LBS has inferred it to have been Adventure.

1819 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Executor

William Grove filed the return for the Adventure estate in Tobago as executor of the late John Lowrie deceased.

Associated Claims (1)

£1,884 17S 4D


The original grantee of Adventure under St David nos. 20-27 was Richard Ottley; Present Possessor [c. 1862] Rob. Gordon. In 1832 the owner was Warner Ottley; the estate was in cultivation in 1862.


'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] 98(Tot) 47(F) 51(M)  
[Name] Adventure  

Return made by Wm Grove, executor to the late John Lowrie deceased.

This appears inconsistent with the apparently continuous ownership by the Ottley family.

T71/462 184-187
[Number of enslaved people] 118(Tot) 57(F) 61(M)  
[Name] Adventure  

Return by Robert Batson manager

T71/474 2
[Number of enslaved people] 114(Tot) 54(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Adventure  

Jno Macintyre atty.

T71/481 2