Mary Mackenzie or McKenzie of Newcastle under Lyme

???? - 1855

Claimant or beneficiary


Counterclaimant on Air Mount in St Thomas-in-the-East in Jamaica on her own behalf and on behalf of her children under her marriage settlement. Air Mount had belonged to Thomas Mackenzie or McKenzie (q.v.), and Mary Mackenzie was almost certainly his daughter-in-law, the widow of John Mackenzie or McKenzie (q.v.).

  1. Mary Mackenzie aged 54 born Oakamoor Staffs. mortgagee in 1851 was a visitor at her son and daughter-in-law's house at Penkridge, Staffs. Her son was shown as John W. H. Mackenzie, a General Practitioner aged 27 born Caverswall Parish Staffs. Another visitor was his sister, Madeline Mackenzie, aged 22 born St Thomas-in-the-East Jamaica.

  2. The family is tied together by two inscriptions recorded in St Giles the Abbot's churchyard, Cheadle: (1) Thomas MacKENZIE, Of Stokesfield, Jamaica, 2nd s/o Rev Murdoch MacKENZIE of Inverness, who died at Oakhill, Tean, 18 Feb 1822, 67; John, eldest s, died at sea, 1832, 41; Mary Child MacKENZIE his wife, 27 July 1855, 59; Madeline their d, 31 Jan 1910, 80; (2) Thomas MacKENZIE MD, Of Newcastle under Lyme, 8 March 1849, 55 Elizabeth Colclough MacKENZIE, w, 1 Aug 1852, 60 Mary MacKENZIE, 4th d, 23 June 1840, 18 George, 3rd s, 24 Nov 1851, 20.


  1. 1851 census online.

  2. 'Some Memorial Inscriptions - Cheadle, Staffordshire St Giles the Abbot's Churchyard', [accessed 24/11/2019].

Further Information

John McKenzie or Mackenzie

Associated Claims (1)

£3,002 7s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (3)

Daughter-in-law → Father-in-law
Widow → Deceased Husband
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law

Addresses (1)

Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England