Arrabella Crawford

9th Jul 1779 - 3rd Oct 1845

Claimant or beneficiary


Spinster of Greenock, Scotland, unsuccessful counterclaimant for enslaved persons on Robin's Nest estate in Jamaica, as legatee and devisee of Alexander Campbell (q.v.).

  1. Born 09/07/1779 and baptised 11/07/1779 in Callender, Perth, son of Thomas Crawford (excise officer, died 26/04/1813 in Greenock) and May/Marjory Crawford née Campbell (died 15/12/1823 in the Mansion House, Greenock). His sister was Marion Crawford and her brother was Agnew Crawford (both q.v.).

  2. Probable match in the 1841 census living at Mansion House Street, Greenock, Arabella Crawford age 50, occupation "Boarding House", born in Scotland, living with her neice Marion Crawford, age 7, 3 boarders and 2 female servants.

  3. Death of Miss Crawford at the Mansion House, Greenock, on 1st October 1845.


T71/860 Manchester claim no. 295 (Robin's Hall).

  1. batch no. C113366-4. Deaths of Thomas Crawford and May/Marjory Crawford from the Greenock Advertiser, 03/05/1813 and 23/12/1823, transcriptions available at [accessed 14/06/2012]. Maiden name of May Crawford from the death certificate of her daughter Marion Crawford, General Register Office for Scotland, Deaths 1856 564/3 502.

  2. 1841 census online.

  3. Death of Miss Crawford from the Greenock Advertiser, 03/10/1845 transcriptions available at [accessed 14/06/2012].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Arabella Crawford
Boarding House Keeper

Associated Claims (1)

£930 17s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (2)

Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Mansion House, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland