William Robertson of Carriacou

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Attorney to John Urquhart on Craigston estate in Carriacou, 1817.

  1. Letters 1804-1812 from William Robertson, manager of Craigston and Meldrum, to John Urquhart of Craigston are held in the archives at Craigston Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, including conflicting accounts of an incident from Robertson and from Rev William Nash, which resulted in the brutal punishment of enslaved people.


T71/267 pp. 208-212.

  1. H. Gordon Slade, 'Craigston and Meldrum Estates, Carriacou,1769-1841', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 114 (1984), 481-537. See http://www.islandtrees.com/IMAGES/Craigston.pdf [accessed 05/03/2020].

We are grateful to Stephen Lewis for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Estates (3)

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  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1804 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1804 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney