John McKie

???? - 4th Dec 1827


Slave-owner on Jamaica, owner and then co-owner of Mount Champneys, apparently resident, and dying between 1829 and 1832.

  1. By notice dated 14/09/1826, at Mount Champneys, John M’Kie offered reward for the return of a "negro" named Edward Sandford, lately purchased from Dr Paul; the runaway had been seen on the road to Kingston and was described as plausible, speaking good English, and likely to endeavour to pass himself off as free. Meanwhile, by 08/09/1826, Edward, a Wakee, 5’ 5”, belonging to Mr John M’Kie, St Thomas in the East, had been detained in the Spanish Town Workhouse.

  2. John Mackie esq died at Mount Champneys, St Thomas in the East, much regretted, 04/12/1827.


  1. Royal Gazette of Jamaica, 23/09/1826 and 16/09/1826.

  2. Ibid, 08/12/1827.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for compiling this entry.

Associated Estates (5)

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
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1827 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner
01/01/1819 [SD] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1811 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner

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