Estate Details

Associated People (1)

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
1766 [SY] - 1824 [EY] → Owner
  1. Walter Irvine and John Irvine were the original grantees of Woodlands, under St David nos. 38 and 39; 'Present Possessor Hon Jas. Kirk'. The owner of the estate was given as 'Douglas & Irvine' in 1832 and the estate was still in cultivation in 1862.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,942 19S 11D


  1. The original grantees of Woodlands were Walter and John Irvine; 'Present Possessor Hon. Jas Kirk.' In 1832 the owner was shown as 'Douglas and Irvine' and the estate was still in production in 1862.


  1. '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] 203(Tot) 11(F) 92(M)  
[Name] Woodlands  

Return by James Morison manager 30/01/1819.

T71/462 246-253
[Number of enslaved people] 181(Tot) 100(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Woodlands  

William Smith manager

T71/474 81
[Number of enslaved people] 197(Tot) 112(F) 85(M)  
[Name] Woodlands  

Jno Elliot [no capacity shown]

T71/481 80