James Grimshaw, Slaveholder

on the Island of Tobago in the Early 1800s

(Note: Webpage in preparation)


Webpage Credits


Webpage Credits

Thanks go to Anne Grimshaw for providing the images and annotations that made this webpage possible.

Images from: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/

Image 1. 1819 Record of Slaves “Ned” and “Kitty”.

Image 2. 1822 Record of Death of Kitty – “of a Decline”.

Image 3: Duplicate if Image 2.

Image 4. 1831 Record of Death of Ned from “Consumption”.

Image 5. “This relates to a slave but only an infant called Jacob Grimshaw (from Anne Grimshaw)

Image 6.  “Jacob Grimshaw, infant, again.” (Anne Grimshaw)

Image Source Information, Ancestry.co.uk

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Office of Registry of Colonial Slaves and Slave Compensation Commission: Records; (The National Archives Microfilm Publication T71); Records created and inherited by HM Treasury; The National Archives of the UK (TNA), Kew, Surrey, England.

About Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834

This database contains slave registers from former British colonial dependencies, many of them in the Caribbean, for various years in between 1812 and 1834. Information available on these records includes: name of owner, parish of residence, name, gender, age, and nationality of slave.

Where is Tobago?

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the world-factbook/geos/td.html 

At the boundary between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean…

Source: http://kookyplan.pbwiki.com/Caribbean 

Webpage History

Webpage posted June 2008.