Edmund Vernon Mackinnon

11th Dec 1808 - 10th Apr 1879

Claimant or beneficiary


Unsuccessful claimant for compensation for Mackinnon's estate in Antigua.

  1. Very likely Edmund Vernon Mackinnon, son of Daniel Mackinnon and Rachel Yeamans (nee Eliot). This would make his co-claimants Rachel Mackinnon and William Alexander Mackinnon (both q.v.) his mother and first cousin. He married Selina Arabella Boultbee, daughter of Joseph Moore Boultbee and Lady Elizabeth Margaret Townshend, on 8 May 1849 at Solihull, Yorkshire, England.

  2. Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, May 3, 1828. [2nd] s. of D. [Daniel], Esq. [barrister], of Binfield, Berks. [and Rachel Yeamans, dau. of Capt. Eliot, 47th Regt.]. B. [Dec. 11, 1808], at Bath. School, Charterhouse. Matric. Michs. 1828; B.A. 1833. Joined the 2nd Life Guards, 1836; Capt., 97th Foot, 1843; 11th Hussars, 1844; 16th Lancers and 5th Dragoon Guards, 1848; retired, 1868. Married, May 8, 1849, Selina Arabella, dau. of Joseph Moore Boultbee, of Springfield, Warws., and had issue. Died Apr. 10, 1879, in London. (List of Carthusians (‘Edmund Daniel’); V. L. Oliver, Hist. of Antigua, II. 227 (pedigree); Burke, L.G. (‘Edmund’ only).)

  3. The will of Edmund Mac Kinnon [sic] formerly of Leamington in Warwickshire but lately of 63 Claverton Street, Pimlico, Middlesex, was proved in London by Ranald Edmund Eliot Mackinnon, his son and sole executor. Effects under £1,500.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 35 (Mackinnon's).

  1. http://www.thepeerage.com/p50504.htm#i505033 [accessed 13/08/2013] sourced to Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), vol. 2, p. 2508. Langford Vere Oliver, History of the Island of Antigua (London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894) Vol. 2. p. 226.

  2. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].

  3. National Probate Calendar 1879.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Edm. Mackinnon
Selina Arabella Boultbee
Hubert Edmund, Rose Vernon, Selina Lucinda, Florence Marguerite Annabella, Ranald Edmund Eliot
Wealth at death
Cambridge (St John's) [1833 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£3,942 2s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (6)

Nephew → Aunt
Nephew → Aunt
Son → Mother
Grandson → Grandfather
Nephew → Aunt
First Cousins

Addresses (2)

Binfield, Berkshire, Central England, England
63 Claverton Street, Pimlico, London, Middlesex, London, England