Col. Francis Bell Grant

1765 - 1817


Slave-owner on Barbados who reportedly lived in England, where no trace of him has been found to date, although his son also Francis Bell Grant (1811-1888) (q.v.) is visible there. Father also of John Glasgow Grant (q.v.).

  1. Listed in Levy Book for St Joseph, 1793, as owning 109 enslaved. Also owned 1 windmill. In the 1817 Slave Register for Barbados, Francis Bell Grant registered 51 enslaved Africans, with no estate given.


'William Grant of Barbados and some of his Descendants, from JBMHS Vol. IIII (1935) pp. 30-40', reproduced in Brandow, Genealogies of Barbados Families pp. 252-262. Online material associates him with an estate in St John called Tenby, not traced by LBS to date, [accessed 02/09/2021].

  1. Levy Book for St Joseph, 1793. Barbados Department of Archives, RB9/3/7.

Further Information

Ann Bell Moore
John Glasgow; Francis Bell; other

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Father → Son