Information about people is organized in these categories:

  • Owners – those who owned a part of Ravensworth no matter how small
  • Leaseholders and Tenants – people who contracted to lease, live on and work sections of the land for extended periods
  • Transients – others who had significant roles in Ravensworth
  • Notables – well known historical figures who had a connection with Ravensworth
  • Enslaved people – unfree people held as property who lived and worked on Ravensworth

Individual biographical sketches are developed for those who had significant roles, where enough information about them has been found.