William Fitzhugh of St Vincent

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Original purchaser of the land that became Richmond Vale estate in St Vincent. William Fitzhugh entered into a bond on 03/06/1772 to secure £1500 to 'Mr' or Mrs Mary Rogers, and appears to have pledged an estate, with 110 enslaved people.

  1. William Fitzhugh of St Vincent mortgaged to Richard Neave and John Willett of London a plantation on St Vincent 10/08/1773. This William Fitzhugh was a former East India merchant who purchased Richmond Vale in 1765.


Charles Shephard, Historical Account of the Island of St Vincent (1831), Appendix XX References to the Plan of the Island, as published by John Byres in 1776; Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, p. 239.

  1. Kenneth E. Ingram, Manuscript sources for the history of the West Indies: with special reference to Jamaica in the National Library of Jamaica and supplementary sources in the West Indies, North America, and United Kingdom and elsewhere (Mona, Jamaica, University of the West Indies Press, 2000) 0226 St Vincent, p. 40;

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Associated Estates (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
1765 [SY] - → Owner

Relationships (2)

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Both men owned Richmond Vale on St Vincent, but their family descent has not yet been definitively...
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