Go to main website NRAS search - internet
Friday 28 January 2022 02:16
Single record details
Back |   Website page containing information on visiting us
NRAS2570Urquhart Family, of Craigston King Edward, Aberdeenshire14th cent-1924
Country Code GB
Repository Code 800001
Repository Private
Reference NRAS2570/Bundle 129
Title Leases, releases and other titles relating to the Craigston and Meldrum estates in Carriacou pertaining to William and John Urquhart, with sundry accounts and returns
Dates 1784-1817
Access Status Restricted
Access Conditions All enquiries should be addressed to:

The Secretary
National Register of Archives (Scotland)
HM General Register House
Description Including:

Lease by William Urquhart formerly of Carriacou but then lieutenant in the 30th Regiment to John Urquhart in Carriacou, of all William's undivided moiety or half-part of the lands called Meldrum (formerly Bellevue) situated in the bay called Bay a l'eau in Carriacou, for one year, 19 March 1784.

List of slaves belonging to "or in the lawful possession of" William Robertson, attorney of John Urquhart, and who worked upon Craigston 30 April 1817, giving names, colour, country of origin, supposed age, and marks of each slave; this had been registered by the Registrar at Grenada on 25 June 1817.

Annual return of the increase and decrease of slaves belonging to Robertson as John Urquhart's attorney, on the Craigston estate in Carriacou, 1817.

Account current of John Campbell senior and Co., with John Urquhart for sundry business in connection with the Carriacou estates. Glasgow 30 April 1801.

List of slaves in the possession of William Robertson (as attorney of John Urquhart) who worked on the Meldrum estates, 30 April 1817 (the standard return, giving particulars of name, colour, origin, supposed age and marks).

Annual return of increase and decrease of slaves pertaining to the Meldrum estate for 1817, giving particulars of name, colour, age, conspicuous marks, method of acquisition or manner of death in the case of each slave; in the case of children born on the estate during the year, the name of the mother, date of birth, and colour (of the child?) is given in each instance.

Account current of Alexander George Milne with John Urquhart for sales of cotton and other business, 30 December 1816.

Account of John Urquhart of Craigston for his West Indian affairs, 1 January 1798 - 12 December 1798.

Notes on expenses "of running a place"; including costs for gardener's wages, day labour, tools, seeds, and sundries, wood sales and contract work, 1837-1843 (presumably relating to the Craigston estate in Scotland.)
Level File

National Records of Scotland, H.M. General Register House, 2 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3YY; tel +44 (0) 131 535 1314; email: [email protected]