La Taste

Estate Details

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Associated People (5)

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
1766 [SY] - 1819 [EY] → Owner
- 16/08/1766 [ED] → Owner
1819 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,825 10S 6D

Notes

An estate in Grenada in the quartier des Sauteurs and the parish of St. Patrick, identified as lot 34 in Daniel Paterson's Topographical Description of the Island of Grenada (1780).


Estate Information (8)

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1763
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 82  
[Crop] sugar  
 

In 1763, the estate was 82 acres, of which 45 was under cultivation. The estate was growing sugarcane. Proprietor given as La Taste (in fact the name of the estate).

 
'A topographical description of the Island of Grenada; surveyed by Monsieur Pinel in 1763... with the addition of English names, alterations of property, and other improvements to the present time' (1780), British Library Maps K. Top.123.112.b-e
1782
[Name] [no name given]  
[Size] 262  
[Crop] sugar  
 

In 1780-1782, the estate comprised 262 acres, cultivating sugarcane with a cattle mill. Proprietor given as Sir _______ Amyand, Bart.

 
'A topographical description of the Island of Grenada; surveyed by Monsieur Pinel in 1763... with the addition of English names, alterations of property, and other improvements to the present time' (1780), British Library Maps K. Top.123.112.b-e
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 154(Tot)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

In the lawful possession of Andrew Houstoun as attorney to Sir George Cornewall Bart.

 
T71/265 357-360
1820
[Number of enslaved people] 127(Tot) 72(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of Andrew Houstoun as Attorney for Sir Geo Cornewall.

 
T71/274 135-136
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 152(Tot) 82(F) 70(M)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of Andrew Houstoun as Attorney for Sir George Cornewall, Bart.

 
T71/285 99-100
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 144(Tot) 76(F) 68(M)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

In the lawful possession of Andrew Houstoun as attorney for Sir George Cornewall Bart proprietor.

 
T71/299 119-120
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 167(Tot) 86(F) 81(M)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

Belonging to or in the lawful possession of Andrew Houstoun as Attorney.

 
T71/311 181-182
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 145(Tot) 79(F) 66(M)  
[Name] Lataste Estate  
 

Belonging and attached to Lataste Estate the property of Sir George Cornwall Baronet and in the possession of Murdoch Campbell Mitchell Esquire.

 
T71/317 185-186