Tobias Wall Gallwey

???? - 1767


Slave-owner in St Kitts, under whose will his nephews Stephen Payne-Gallwey and the latter's brother Sir William Payne-Gallwey changed their names in order to inherit. Son of Nicholas Gallwey (q.v.). Shown as the owner of two estates in St George Basseterre on Samuel Baker's 1753 map.

  1. 1767, Dec. 2. Tobias Wall Gallaway [sic], Esq., formerly a planter at St. Christopher's.


  1. ' Gentleman's Magazine' 1767 p. 611, cited in Oliver, History of Antigua Vol. II pp. 2-3.

Associated Estates (2)

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 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Owner

In 1765, Tobias Wall Gallwey (given as Galway) leased the Galway estate to Henry and John Dyer for 9 years at £500 p.a.

- 1767 [EY] → Owner

Pond & Fancy have been inferred by LBS to have been the two estates reported to have been bequeathed in the will of Tobias Wall Gallwey. In the 1753 Samuel Baker map, 'Tobias Wall Gallwey' is marked on the estate in the south-eastern corner of St Peter Basseterre that in the 1828 William McMahon map is given as 'The Fancy of Sir Willm P. Gallwey', and on the estate in St George Basseterre north of the town of Basseterre that in the 1828 map was marked as 'Pond Estate of Sir Willm P. Gallwey.'

Relationships (3)

Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Son → Father