Montserrat Census

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1696 Association Oath Rolls

Not technically a census, the 1696 Association Oath Rolls serve as a census substitute. The original records are found in class C 213 at the National Archives, Kew, England.[1] Gandy published abstracts of oath takers living in British plantations, including Montserratt [sic]:

  • Gandy, Wallace. The Association Oath Rolls of the British Plantations [New York, Virginia, Etc.] A.D. 1696. London: the author, 1922. Digital version at Internet Archive; reprint: FHL Collection 970 F2L 1995. [Montserratt [sic] entries begin on page 65.]

1729 List of Inhabitants

  • Fothergill, G., trans. 'List of Inhabitants, Whites and Blacks, of Montserrat in 1729, Referred to in Colonel Matthews' Letter of 28th May 1730,' Caribbeana, Vol. 4 (1916):302-311. Digitised by dLOC - free. Identifies occupations. The original is held at the UK National Archives (B.T. Leeward Islands, Vol. 21).


  1. Cliff Webb, "Association Oath Rolls - Background to the Documents," Origins Network.