Margaret Kennedy then Gray (née Sill)

???? - 1851

Claimant or beneficiary


Tenant-for-life of Mount Oliphant in Manchester Jamaica. Later married to Robert Gray of Dublin (q.v.), who claimed for the compensation in right of his wife. The slave compensation records are clear about their relationship in the claims for Mount Oliphant.

  1. John Anderson Kennedy of the parish of St Ann, esq., and Margaret Sill of the parish of Manchester, spinster, were married by licence at Great Pond Plantation, 23/11/1825.


  1., Jamaican parish registers, Manchester baptisms, marriages and burials 1816-1838 p. 313.

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

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) John Anderson Kennedy (2) Robert Gray

Associated Claims (1)

£1,108 2s 7d
Beneficiary unsuccessful (Tenant-for-life)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1826 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Executrix and tenant-for-life

Relationships (2)

Wife → Second Husband
Notes →
Margaret Kennedy married Robert Gray after the death of her first husband John Anderson...
Widow → Deceased Husband

Addresses (1)

Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland