Estate Details

Associated People (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
1773 [EA] - 1773 [LA] → Owner

Associated Claims (1)

£2,407 18S 1D


Sandy Bay division (St Patrick parish) Lots nos. 28 and 29 (each 100 acres) were originally purchased separately by William Reven and Dunn & Williams 19/03/1767; by 1773 the Present Proprietor of the two Lots was William Sloane. The Lots became the Kilgwyn estate. In 1832 the owners were Chauncey & Lang; the estate was still in cultivation in 1862, and the Present Possessor c. 1866 was the Hon. J. H. Keens.


'Tables showing the Lots in each Parish, numbered as originally granted - the original Grantee - the name of the Lot, or lots, if one has been acquired, and the present Possessor where there is one' and 'A Table, showing the Estates in cultivation in 1832, and their Owners, in 1832, copied from the list appended to Byres' map of that date, with those in cultivation in 1862', Henry Iles Woodcock, A History of Tobago (Ayr: Smith and Grant, 1867; new impression London: Frank Cass and Company Limited, 1971); John Fowler, A summary account of the present flourishing state of the respectable colony of Tobago in the British West Indies illustrated with a map of the island and a plan of its settlement, agreeably to the sales by his Majesty’s Commissioners (London: A Grant, 1774) pp. 60-61.

Estate Information (3)

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[Number of enslaved people] 133(Tot) 73(F) 60(M)  
[Name] Kilgwyn  

The return made 29/01/1819 was by Wm McDonald manager

T71/462 76-80
[Number of enslaved people] 126(Tot) 69(F) 57(M)  
[Name] Kilgwyn  

George Bowles manager

T71/474 45
[Number of enslaved people] 128(Tot) 73(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Kilgwyn  

George Bowles manager

T71/481 44