Amity Hope

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
- 1829 [LA] → Owner
1766 [SY] - → Joint owner
1766 [EA] - → Joint owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,716 2S 11D


Original grantees for Orange Hill and Amity Hope as a combined grant were G & J Kearton, Thos. Gibbon and John & Anthy. Gibbon and Jas Hamilton, under St David nos. 4 (Keartons), 5 (Thos. Gibbon), 6 (John & Anthy Gibbon) and 7 (Hamilton).


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] 133(Tot) 63(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Amity Hope  

Return made in the name of John Balfour Esq. but signed by his attorney A. MacGregor.

T71/462 314-318
[Number of enslaved people] 115(Tot) 60(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Amity Hope  

Henry Bannister manager

T71/474 4
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot) 58(F) 51(M)  
[Name] Amity Hope  

Henry J [S?] Bannister manager.

T71/481 4