Mary McKnight (née Morrison)

1756 - 1824


Tenant-for-life of Alscott estate in St Elizabeth, Jamaica. The previous owner was Charles McKnight and after Mary's death the estate was inherited by Mary Morrison Laing.

Mary Morrison married Charles McKnight at St Elizabeth, 29/03/1798. This marriage appears in the parish registers under the heading "Marriages of persons not both white".

Mrs Mary McKnight, aged 68, was buried at Alscot, 16/01/1824.


St.Elizabeth, Jamaica, parish register ( - unindexed Marriages and burials 1785-1825).

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1819 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Relationships (1)

Wife → Husband