John Aitcheson

???? - 1770


Jonathan or John Aitcheson, partner with Alexander Campbell of Grenada (q.v.), dying c. 1770. His heir was his father John Aitcheson sen. (whom he predeceased). John Aitchison was an early purchaser of land on Tobago, appearing as the buyer of Lots 8 and 9 in the Northeastern Division (later St John), often referred to as Bloody Bay Lots nos. 8 and 9, which his father sold to Alexander Campbell of Grenada.


'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), p. 47.

Associated Estates (2)

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
- 1770 [LA] → Owner
- 1767 [EY] → Joint owner

Alexander Campbell with Jonathan or John Aitcheson purchased Lots 4, 7, 11, 13 and 14, which came to form the Tivoli estate

Relationships (2)

Business partners
Son → Father