Mount Irvine

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£3,068 6S 7D

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[Size] 500  

Sandy Bay Division (St Patrick) Lot no. 7, which became Mt Irvine, was sold to Richd & Jos. Steele 12/05/1766. By 1773 it was in the hands of 'Mathews & Macvey'. This appears to have been the estate originally known as Steele Town conveyed 23/08/1770 by Joshua Steele to Sir Wm. Young and in turn conveyed by Young to Dan. Mathew 10/02/1771 and described as Felix Hall [the name of Mathew's Essex estate].

'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. 58-59; GLAMORGAN RECORD OFFICE/ARCHIFDY MORGANNWG Reference code: GB 0214 DMW Title: Family and Estate Papers of the Mathew Family of St. Kew, Cornwall and of the Caribean [sic] Islands, [accessed 13/08/2015].

[Number of enslaved people] 194(Tot) 100(F) 94(M)  
[Name] Mount Irvine  

Return made by Arch. Sinclair acting attorney 30/01/1819.

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[Number of enslaved people] 163(Tot) 93(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Mount Irvine  

Alexander Warrack manager

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[Number of enslaved people] 156(Tot) 86(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Mount Irvine  

Alexander Warrack manager

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