Nutmeg Grove

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£1,952 7S 2D

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[Name] Nutmeg Grove  
[Size] 1000  

Courland Bay division (St David parish) Lot no. 19 (400 acres) was granted 19/03/1767 to Thomas and James Lucas; together with Barbados Bay division (St George parish) Lot no. 27 (200 acres, also granted to James and Thos. Lucas 19/03/1767) and Barbados Bay division (St George parish) Lot no. 23 (400 acres, granted to John Evans 19/03/1767), the Lot came to form 'Nutmeg Grove now [c. 1867] Alma'.

'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); John Fowler, A summary account of the present flourishing state of the respectable colony of Tobago in the British West Indies illustrated with a map of the island and a plan of its settlement, agreeably to the sales by his Majesty’s Commissioners (London: A Grant, 1774) pp. 34-35; 36-37.

Fowler pp. 34-35,36-37; Woodcock
[Number of enslaved people] 118(Tot) 64(F) 54(M)  
[Name] Nutmeg Grove  

Return made by Don. McMillan attorney 28/01/1819.

T71/462 232-236
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot) 62(F) 39(M)  
[Name] Nutmeg Grove  

Alexander Shaw manager

T71/474 62
[Number of enslaved people] 101(Tot) 59(F) 42(M)  
[Name] Nutmeg Bay  

Alexr. Shaw manager

T71/481 60