Alexander Cushnie

???? - 1799


Absentee slave-owner in Jamaica, whose path to ownership was probably from Thomas Stratton or Straton (q.v.), who had left his 'genteel fortune' to his sisters.

  1. Will of Alexander Cushnie of Stonehaven or Links of Arduthie Kincardineshire [made in 1798] proved 08/05/1799. He left to his daughter Mary Ann Cushnie the quarter of the Windsor Castle estate [and enslaved people] he owned directly, 'and also to [sic] my deceased brother Thomas the fourth share to which I succeeded as heir at law.'


  1. PROB 11/1324/70.

Further Information

Mary (Ann) Cushnie

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
- 1799 [EY] → Joint owner

Alexander Cushnie left two one-quarter shares in the Windsor Castle estate in St David (one his own, the other his as her-at-law of his deceased brother Thomas) to his daughter Mary Ann [later Morison].

Relationships (4)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter
Uncle → Nephew
Brother → Sister
Notes →
Alexander Cushnie identified Mrs Burnes as his sister in his will provide in...

Addresses (1)

Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland , Scotland