William Stuart of Dominica

No Dates


Lieutenant-Governor of Dominica 1773-1774 and 1778 (when he signed the surrender of the island to the French) and part-owner of the Rosalie estate there in 1776. Possibly the same man as the William Stuart who was Governor of Tobago c. 1771 and/or the William Stuart who was shown as the purchaser of Lots no. 32 (200 acres) and no. 46 (300 acres) in Great River division (St Mary) in Tobago 15/05/1771 (both of which he still owned in 1773).

  1. 'Gov. Stuart' appeared as co-owner of several lots of land on Dominica c. 1773 with Chauvet & Co.


  1. John Byres, References to a plan of the island of Dominica as surveyed from the year 1765 and 1773 pp. 12-15.

Associated Estates (1)

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
1776 [EA] - 1776 [LA] → Joint owner