Auckland Plantation - Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Auckland Plantation – Georgetown County

Basic Information

  • Location – Santee River, Georgetown County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Aukland

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1855 – A newspaper advertisement was published stating Auckland Plantation was available to purchase or rent. The description of the plantation stated, "containing four hundred and fifty acres of cleared and enclosed river swamp, with forty acres of highland opposite, on which is a dwelling house, barn and negro houses." (3)

  • 1897 – Thomas W. Brightman owned Auckland Plantation (2).


  • Number of acres – 490 acres in 1855 (3)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. George C. Rogers, Jr., The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1990)
     Order The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina

  2. Information contributed by Ginny Charest, a Brightman family descendant, from the Palmetto Post (Port Royal, SC) newspaper - August 19, 1897.

  3. Information contributed by Ginny Charest, a Brightman family descendant, from the Pee Dee Times November 7, 1855, page 3.

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