Castle Grant plantation

Estate Details

Associated People (4)

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
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Other

Owner of and lessor of enslaved people leased to Castle Grant

Associated Claims (2)

£1,382 13S 3D
£1,497 4S 8D


This is conceivably the estate shown by John Lane in his will made in 1801 as Black Rock.

Estate Information (7)

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[Number of enslaved people] 124(Tot) 68(F) 56(M)  
[Name] Castle Grant  

Return of John B. Layne, his own property.

T71/521 758-61
[Number of enslaved people] 129(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of James Thomas Rogers, Attorney, the property of John Brandford Lane. Previously 136 enslaved.

T71/530 325-6
[Number of enslaved people] 131(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  

Return of James Thomas Rogers, Attorney, the property of John Brandford Lane. Previously 129 enslaved. Note that in the Register Lane's name is spelled Layne.

T71/537 121-22
[Number of enslaved people] 132(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  

Return of James Thomas Rogers (Attorney), the property of John Brandford Lane.

T71/543 258-9
[Number of enslaved people] 61(Tot)  

Return by J. T. Rogers, Attorney, of the property of J. [=C?] B. Lane. 60 were descended from John B. Lane on the latter's death. (The remaining 1 is the net of births/deaths.) For the return by Rogers for John B. Lane see T71/550, pp. 273-7: No legal rep. for the estate. Previously 132. Other than sales/descent to Charles B. Lane, 72 sales in Chancery to Jn. Higginson; and some deaths including in the hurricane.

T71/550 272-3
[Number of enslaved people] 67(Tot)  
[Name] Castle Grant [inferred]  

Enslaved the property of Higginson but leased for one year from 1 Jan. 1832 to James T. Rogers. St Joseph. No estate name is given but Castle Grant can be inferred from the compensation awards.

T71/550 261-2
[Name] Castle Grant  
[Size] 272  

Listed in St Joseph, property of Cox.

Barbados 1913 list from the Hughes-Quere indexes transcribed at