Ninian Home

1732 - 1795


Governor of Grenada, killed in Fedon's revolt in 1795.

The correspondence of Ninian Home including the management of his Granadan property and appointment as Governor of Grenada is held at the National Records of Scotland.


NRS GD267/5 1750-1865: Papers relating to West Indies plantations (Waltham, Grenada), including lists of negroes, correspondence and accounts, 1750-1865, and formal deeds appointing Ninian Home as Lt Governor in Grenada, 1784-1793.

We are grateful to Karina Turmann for her assistance with compiling this entry.

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
1777 [SY] - → Joint owner
1780 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Paxton House 
description →
Interiors commissioned by Ninian Home 1774-1791 from Thomas Chippendale, in a neo-Palladian house he had bought in 1773 from Patrick Home....

Relationships (1)

Notes →
George Home succeeded to the estates of Ninian Home in Scotland and...

Addresses (1)

Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Berwickshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland