John Mackenzie Lord Macleod

1727 - 1789


Flint River was shown as the property of 'Lord Macleod' 1775-1778. This was John Mackenzie, Lord Macleod, who has an entry in the ODNB as 'Jacobite sympathiser and British army office', which makes no mention of any involvement in Jamaica. Macleod had inherited the estate from his uncle Hon. Peter Mackenzie of Esher (q.v.).

  1. Will of John Mackenzie commonly called Lord Macleod of Edinburgh Midlothian proved 01/12/1789. The will is silent on property or enslaved people in Jamaica, and deals with the entail of his domestic estates.


Stuart Reid, ‘Mackenzie, John, Lord Macleod, and Count Cromarty in the Swedish nobility (1727–1789)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2006 [, accessed 18 Nov 2016]

  1. PROB 11/1186/13.

Further Information

Oxford DNB Entry

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
1775 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Nephew → Uncle
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John Mackenzie was also a legatee under the will of his uncle Peter...