Anne Townsend Mackenzie

1769 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Widow and executrix of Kenneth Francis Mackenzie (1748-1831) and mother of Kenneth Francis [Hislop] Mackenzie jun. (q.v.) with whom she was awarded half the compensation for the family's moiety of Plantation Lusignan in British Guiana.

  1. Kenneth Francis Mackenzie, a Scottish barrister, bought Lusignan in the late 1780s or early 1790s, was appointed Attorney-General of Grenada in 1793 and then was de facto Governor of Grenada in Fedon's rebellion. He sold half the estate to Spencer Mackay (q.v.) in 1828.

  2. Burial of Anne Townsend Mackenzie 17/02/1846 at St Marylebone aged 77; will of Anne Townsend Mackenzie widow of No. 84 Gloucester Place Portman Square proved 27/02/1846.  She left monetary legacies among her children and made her twenty grandchildren her residuary legatees.

  3. Her son Lt-Gen Colin Mackenzie has an entry in the ODNB as 'army and political officer in India.'


T71/1610 British Guiana No. 562A&B.

  1. Eileen Curran, Biographies of some obscure contributors to 19th century periodicals, 'Charles Kenneth Mackenzie', [accessed 16/08/2011].

  2., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; PROB 11/2031.

  3. ODNB online, A.J.Arbuthnot, rev. Roger T. Stearn 'Colin Mackenzie (1806-1881), army and political officer in India.'

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Anne T Mackenzie
Kenneth Francis Mackenzie
11 surviving including: Charles (1788-1862); Kenneth Francis Hislop (1804-1840); Lt-Gen Colin (1806-1881); Isabella; Mary

Associated Claims (1)

£21,392 15s 6d

Relationships (2)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Mother → Son

Addresses (1)

84 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, Middlesex, London, England