Francis Yelverton Checkley

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Given as F. Y. Checkley in the compensation records (and under variants such as F.Y. Chickley or Francis Yelveston Checkley in the Slave Registers), claimed unsuccessfully as owner-in-fee of Mount Parnassus on Grenada (the compensation was awarded to the London merchants Davidsons and Barkly), but awarded the comepnsation for the enslaved people under two other smaller awards on Grenada. Francis Yelverton Checkley was shown as the acting Governor of Grenada in 1845-6 and 1855-6 and as President at various points down to 1866.


Grenada Handbook 1897.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
F. Y. Checkley

Associated Claims (3)

£192 13s 0d
£261 9s 1d
£3,877 2s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Receiver
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney