Estate Details

Associated People (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
- 1762 [EY] → Owner

Dominic Trant left his estate in St Kitts then let to James Esdaile and Archibald Esdaile to James Trant in his will proved in 1762. The estate appears on Samuel Baker's 1753 map on the southern border of St Paul Capesterre. By 1828 it was uncultivated.

1762 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Lessee

The lessee was conceivably the younger Archibald Esdaile who died 1796.

1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner

Either Dominick Henry Trant or - conceivably - a son named Dominick.

Estate Information (4)

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[Number of enslaved people] 15(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of the heirs of Dominic Trant, joint owners; rented by Mrs C Longe; returned by Robert Spence; the return is listed separately from, but connected to, the return of Mrs C Longe.

T 71/253 317
[Number of enslaved people] 10(Tot)  
[Name] Trants  

Returned by Sir Thomas Neave Bart., trustee to the heirs of Dominick Trant, joint owners; returned by Neave's attorney, Richard Cardin; this estate is listed in the register among named agricultural estates. St. Paul, Capisterre

T 71/258 141
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 111  

Listed in St Paul Capisterre as an estate of 111 acres in William McMahon's 1828 map of St Kitts with 0 acres of caneland. Proprietor(s) Dominick Trant deceased. 'Now uncultivated.'

William McMahon, A New Topographical Map of the Island of Saint Christopher, West Indies... (1828)
[Number of enslaved people] 12(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Returned by Messrs R S and T Neave, trustees of the heirs of Dominick Trant, joint owners; returned by Richard Cardin, attorney.

T 71/259 141