Jane Forbes (née Morison)

1771 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


One of a group of heirs of Benjamin Morrison awarded the compensation for the Bogney estate in Westmoreland Jamaica.

  1. 13 September [1825]. At Bognie Westmoreland, Jamaica, in consequence of a fall from his horse, Benjamin Morrison Esq., of Bognie, in the 59th year of his age. Benjamin Morison was baptised 24/02/1766 at Marnoch Banff, the son of Benj. Morison and Isa Leslie. Eight children (6 daughters, 2 sons) of Benjamin Morison and Isa Leslie were baptised at Inverkeithny or Marnoch between 1754 and 1771. The youngest of these children Jean was baptised in 1771, and a Jean Morison married a James Forbes 14/10/1794 at Old Meldrum Aberdeen. This may be the same woman as the Jane Forbes, widow, in the award.


T71/871 Westmoreland claim no. 425 .

1. Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany Vol. 96 1825 [Death notices]; Ancestry.com, Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database online].

We are grateful to Mary Evans for her help with this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
James Forbes

Associated Claims (1)

£725 0s 0d

Relationships (5)

Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Niece
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland