Robert Mitchell senior

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Owner of Pembroke estate in Tobago. Father of Robert Mitchell junior.

  1. Tentatively identified also as the Robert Mitchell who purchased Bacolet estate in Tobago from Thomas Walpole 01/07/1789.

  2. He was president of the Council in Tobago in May 1806.

  3. The will of Gilbert Petrie of Tobago, made c. 1805 and proved in 1820, included a trust fund of £12,000 set up for the benefit of the children of his nephew Robert Mitchell.


See estate information and separate entry for Robert Mitchell junior. See also separate entry for George Mitchell of Tobago for a possible nephew or even brother of this Robert Mitchell.

  1. By email from Neil Bruce 10/03/2020 sourced to University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections, Ga 12786, 'Letter book, containing abstract of agreement and bond relating to Bacolet Plantation in Tobago and St. George's estate, Grenada. Location: Grenada and Tobago'.

  2. K. O. Laurence, Tobago in Wartime, 1793-1815 (1995) pp. 67, 143.

  3. PROB 11/1634/409.

We are grateful to Neil Bruce for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Claims (1)

£1,940 6s 1d
Not a claimant

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
01/07/1789 [SD] - → Owner
1824 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Nephew → Uncle