Marion Crawford

27th May 1784 - 25th Oct 1854

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 c. 1782, daughter of Thomas Crawford (excise officer, died 26/04/1813 in Greenock) and May/Marjory Crawford née Campbell (died 15/12/1823 in Mansionhouse, Greenock). A very likely match for her birth: "Thos Crawford and May Campbell in Callander had a daur born 27th & baptized 30th May [1784] called May." Her sister was Arrabella Crawford and her brother was Agnew Crawford (both q.v., both also baptised in Callander). Died at Mansion House, Greenock, 25/10/1856, age 74.


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

  1. Deaths of Thomas Crawford and May/Marjory Crawford from the Greenock Advertiser, transcriptions available at [accessed 14/06/2012]. Maiden name of May Crawford from the death certificate of Marion Crawford, General Register Office for Scotland 1856 564/3 502. General Registry Office for Scotland OPR Births 336 010 256 (Callander).

We are grateful to Arthur Owen for his assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£930 17s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (2)

Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Mansion House, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland