Lot no 14 Estate (sic)

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£8,926 12S 3D


Lot No. 14 was shown by Charles Shephard as the 'present estate' again three grants of Carib land by Governor Bentinck: 300 acres to Alexander Cruikshank; 100 to Alexander Gumming [sic]; and 100 to William Sterch.


Shephard, Historical Account of the island of St Vincent Appendix XVI.

Estate Information (6)

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[Number of enslaved people] 271(Tot)  
[Name] Estate No. 14  

Alexander Cruikshank and Alexander Cumming.

T71/493 8-13
[Number of enslaved people] 316(Tot) 161(F) 155(M)  
[Name] Estate No. 14  

Alexander Cumming [increase by births and by purchase from the Bahamas, 9 June 1817; plus some who were domestics of Mr Cumming's "Sylvia" who entered on the estate January and May 1818].

T71/495 6-9
[Number of enslaved people] 327(Tot) 168(F) 159(M)  
[Name] Lot No. 14  

Alexander Cumming [increase by births and by arrival at various dates in March of some enslaved people who were sailors in Company drogher].

T71/497 4-6
[Number of enslaved people] 334(Tot) 173(F) 161(M)  
[Name] Lot No. 14  

Alexander Cumming [increase by births - only 1 enslaved person purchased from W T Moss].

T71/497 10-12
[Number of enslaved people] 345(Tot) 181(F) 164(M)  
[Name] Lot No. 14  

Alexander Cumming [increase by births].

T71/499 32-34
[Number of enslaved people] 336(Tot) 181(F) 155(M)  
[Name] Lot No. 14  

Lot No. 14.The Property of Alexander Cumming. Statement sworn by himself. Register taken on 1st May. Total on 1st August 1834 was 339 enslaved people.

T71/500 26-29