John McNair of Greenock

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Of Greenock, assignor of a mortgage over Colchis and Mount Plenty estates in Trelawny Jamaica and the enslaved people attached to them in 1817. The will of John McNair writer of Greenock made in 1806 and proved 12/05/1838 was possibly this man, but the will carries no internal evidence of a link.


West Sussex Record Office, MAXSE/27 Assignment of mortgage for £6672 and £683 12s. and interest Description: John McNair of Greenock, Scotland, esq. (by his attorney, Samuel Walker of Kingston, Co. Surrey, Jamaica) to John Vaughan and John Longmore of Bristol, merchants (by their attorney David Richards of Trelawny, Co. Cornwall, Jamaica). Plantation or sugar work called Colchis Estate and a plantation called Mount Plenty both in Trelawny, co. Cornwall, Jamaica. Date: 28 Feb 1817; PROB 11/1895/290.

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Not known

Assignor of a mortgage over Colchis and the enslaved people attached to it in 1817.

Addresses (1)

Greenock, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland