Estate Details

Associated People (6)

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
- 1787 [EY] → Owner
1787 [SY] - 1811 [EY] → Tenant-for-life
1815 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£891 5S 11D


The subsequent history of the Gravenor estate in the 19th and 20th centuries is recorded in Agnes C. Meeker MBE with Donald A Dery, Plantations of Antigua: the Sweet Success of Sugar: A Biography of the Historic Plantations which made Antigua a Major Source of the World's Sugar Supply Vol. II St George's Parish and St Peter's Parish (2018).

Estate Information (6)

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[Name] Gravenor's  

In April 1815, John Lavicount late of Antigua but now of Richmond Terrace Clifton and his wife Anne Gravenor Lavicount broke the entail on her 1/4th of Gravenor's under will of her grandfather Thomas Gravenor [dated 21/12/1786], in consideration for him raising her annuity at his death from £300 p.a. to £1200 p.a. secured on Longlane Delaps.

Vere Langford Oliver 'History of Antigua' Vol. II p. 33
[Name] None given  

George W. Ottley by his attorney John Osborn. Inferred to be Gravenors by virtue of the 1824 Registration.

T71/244 226-227
[Number of enslaved people] 70(Tot)  
[Name] None given  

George Weatherill Ottley prop.

T71/246 498-499
[Number of enslaved people] 60(Tot)  
[Name] Gravenor's  

George Weatherill Ottley proprietor Gravenors.

T71/248 581-583
[Number of enslaved people] 53(Tot)  
[Name] Gravenor's  

George Weatherill Ottley proprietor Gravenors.

T71/249 578-579
[Number of enslaved people] 44(Tot)  
[Name] Gravenor's  

Thos. D. Foote on behalf of John Freeland atty to Messrs Swanston & Clarke proprietors of Gravenors estate. 53 by purchase from George W .Ottley.

T71/250 769-770