The Names of Loyalist Settlers and Grants of Land
Which They Received from the Bahamian Government:
1778 – 1783

Name – – Acres – – Location

ADDERLEY, Abraham, 720 acres, Long Island

AITKIN, David, 40 acres, near Abaco

ALLEN, Dr. John, 160 acres, Great Exuma

ARMSTRONG, Thomas, 160 acres, Grand Caicos

ARMSTRONG, Wm., 400 acres, Abaco

BARKLY, John Wallace, 140 acres, Powells Cay

BARROW, Isabell, 60 acres, Great Exuma

BARRY, Hon. Geo., 60 acres, New Provindence

BASDEN, Robert, 60 acres, Grand Caicos

BLANCHARD, Andrew, 20 acres, near Abaco

BONAMY, Bromfield, 420 acres, Long Island

BOON, Thomas, 100 acres, New Providence

BOYD, Hon. John, 140 acres, New Providence

BRICE, John, 80 acres, New Providence

BROWN, James, 300 acres, Abaco

BROWN, Lieut-Col., 100 acres, Abaco

BROWN, Walter Esq., 300 acres, Bills Cay

BUCKLEY, John, 220 acres, Long Island

BURNET, John, 100 acres, Abaco

CAMERON, Donald, 500 acres, Abaco

CAMPBELL, Archibald, 260 acres, Watlings Island

CLEMENT, James, 40 acres, Abaco

COOKE, John, 100 acres, Abaco

CORNISH, John, 500 acres, Cat Island

CORREY, Robert, 120 acres, New Providence

CUNNINGHAM, Robt., 480 acres, New Providence (6 miles west of)

DAMES, Charles, 2/4 acres, Great Exuma

DAMES, Charles, 800 acres, Little Exuma

DAMES, Charles, 9 acres, Little Exuma

DEAN, Hugh, 400 acres, Long Island

DEAN, Peter, 120 acres, Long Island

DEAN, Peter, 280 acres, New Providence

DELAPORT, George, 500 acres, New Providence

DELEVEAUX, Colonel, 700 acres, Acklins

DENNISTON, John, 300 acres, Long Island

DEVEAUX, Col. Andrew, 1000 acres, Cat Island

DEVEAUX, Col. Andrew, 420 acres, New Providence

DOUGLAS, John, 50 1/2 acres, Nassau, N. P.

DRYSDALE, Alexander, 250 acres, Andros

DUBOIS, Isaac, 500 acres, Eleuthera

DUNMORE, Right Hon. Earl of, 1500 acres, Long Island

DUNMORE, Right Hon. Earl of, 250 acres, New Providence

ELLORY, James, 100 acres, Abaco

FERGUSON, John, 40 acres, Abaco

FORBES, Dougald, 400 acres, Long Island

FORBES, Thomas, 200 acres, Long Island

FOX, John, 100 acres, Abaco

GAMBLE, William, 1000 acres, Turks Island

GIBSON, Alexander, 80 acres, Long Island

GOLDSMITH, Jesse, 180 acres, Long Island

GRAHAM, Alexander, 500 acres, Great Exuma

GRAY, George, 800 acres, Long Island

HALL, Nathaniel, 500 acres, Great Exuma

HAMILTON, Col. John, 140 acres, New Providence

HAROLD, Alexander, 200 acres, New Providence

HEPBURN, James, 700 acres, Cat Island

HODGE, William, 60 acres, Abaco

HODGSON, Thos., , Royal Island

HOLLAND, John, 100 acres, Long Island

HOLLIDAY, Robert, 750 acres, Long Island

HOWE, Hon. James, 1200 acres, Cat Island

HOWE, Hon. James, 13 ½ acres, New Providence

HOWE, James, 600 acres, Long Island

HUMES, James, 100 acres, New Providence

JOHNSON, Alexander, 500 acres, Long Island

JOHNSON, George, 500 acres, Long Island

JOHNSTON, Robt., 190 acres, New Providence

KELSALL, Roger, 1100 acres, Great Exuma

KENEDY, Williams, William, 140 acres, near Abaco

LEOAMONT, Robert, 133 acres, Long Island

LOCKHART, William, 160 acres, Key (Flamingo Cay) near Great Exuma

LOVELL, John, 100 acres, Abaco

MACKEY, Daniel, 40 acres, Abaco

MACKEY, Samuel, 70 Acres, Bills Cay

MALCOLM, Michael, 160 acres, Crooked Isand

MARKS, James, 40 acres, Abaco

MCALLISTER, Margaret, 60 acres, Watlings Island

MCARTHUR, Lieut-Col., 3rd Batt. H.M> Regt., New Providenc

MCDONALD, Isabell, 60 acres, Cat Island

MCDONALD, John, 60 acres, Cat Island

MCINTOSH, John, 160 acres, Abaco

MCKENZIE, John, 600 acres, New Providence

MCKINNEY, Benjamin, 14 acres, Long Island

MCLEAN, Alexander, 100 acres, Grand Caicos

MCLEOD, Wm., 300 acres, Exuma

MCNEIL, Margaret, 80 acres, Cat Island

MICKLEWHITE, Richard, 83 acres, New Providence

MILLER, Hon. John, 620, acres, Long Island

MOODY, Robert, 100 acres, New Providence

MOORE, Joseph Morris, Abaco

MOORE, Peter, 1500 acres,

MOORE, Peter, 200 acres, Exuma

MORELY, John, 200 acres, New Providence

MORRIS, John, 350 acres, New Providence

MOSS, James, 160 acres, Great Exuma

MOSS, Wm., 160 acres, Great Exuma

MOULTRIE, John Esq., 1000 acres, Long Island

MOULTRIES, James, 140 acres, Great Exuma

MUSCDELL, Salvadore, 100 acres, Little Exuma Cay

MUSCDELL, Salvadore, 17 acres, at Andros

NEILLY, Major Christopher, 200 acres, Abaco

NORTH, Thomas, , North Cay

ONEIL, James, 120 acres near Abaco

ONIEL, James, 100 acres, Abaco

PANTON, Wm., 500 acres, Exuma

PARKS, Geo. Campbell, 160 acres, Eleuthera

PEARIS, Margaret, 40 acres, Abaco

PEARIS, Richard, 140 acres, Abaco

PENNYBAKER, John, 100 acres, Watlings Island

PHILLIPS, John, 100 acres, near Abaco

PLENIS, Benedict, 40 acres, Abaco

PRITCHARD, Wm., 80 acres, Abaco

RAHMING, John, 160 acres, Long Island

RAINGER, John, 40 acres, Abaco and Rangers Island

ROBINSON, Mary, 80 acres, Great Exuma

ROKER, Thomas, 300 acres, Long Island

ROLLE, Hon. Davis, 700 acres, Great Exuma

ROLLE, Hon. Dennis, , Soldier Cay, Great Exuma

ROSS, Alexander, 430 acres, New Providence

ROSS, Thos., 150 acres, New Providence

RUMER, Robert Esq., 1200 acres, Rum Cay

SIMMERY, William, 120 acres, New Providence

SIMPSON, Thomas, 160 acres, New Providence

SMITH, Henry, 60 acres, Abaco

SMITH, Thomas, 300 acres, Long Island

SMITH, Thomas, 40 acres, Abaco

SPENCE, Robt., 40 acres, New Providence

STAGG, Robt., 160 acres, New Providence

STEVENS, James, 1000 acres, Long Island

STEVENS, John, 80 acres, Abaco

STORR, John, 32 acres, Watlings Island

STOUT, Joseph, 80 acres, New Providence

TATNALL, Hon. Josiah, 200 acres, Long Island

TATNALL, Hon. Josiah, 430 acres, High Cay

TATNALL, Joseph Mulyns, 860 acres, Cat Island

TAYLOR, Alexander, 200 acres, Long Island

TAYLOR, Charles Fox, 100 acres, Abaco

TAYLOR, Lieut-Col. Archibald, 500 acres, Long Island

TEIGLER, George,100 acres, Cat Island

TELFAIR, Robt., 700 acres, Exuma

THOMPSON, Thomas, 80 acres, Long Island

TODD, Alexander, 130 acres, New Providence

TUBLY, David, 400 acres, Cat Island

TUBNER, Rev. Christopher, 80 acres, New Providence

TURNBULL, Walter, 500 acres, Long Island

TWINING, Rev. Wm., Mission S. P. G., Exuma

UNDERWOOD, Augustus, 31 acres, Abaco

WALLACE, James, 500 acres, Cat Island

WATERS, Thomas, 160 acres, Abaco

WEECH, George, 120 acres, Hog Cay

WELLS, John, 549 acres, Long Island

WILLIAM, James, 100 acres, Fresh Creek

WILLIAMS, Major Henry, 1000 acres, Watlings Island

WILSON, William, 40 acres, Watlings Island

WILSON, William, 800 acres, Long Island

WOOD, John, 450 acres, Exuma
SOURCE: Abstracted from “The Early Settlers of the Bahama Islands with Account of the American Revolution” by A. Talbot Bethell (1930).

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