Alexander William McNish

1798 - 16th Mar 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Rev. Alexander William McNish, Rector of St Peter's, Antigua, co-awardee for one claim in Antigua, and successful counterclaimant for Mount View estate in Antigua (as surviving trustee of [his father] Robert McNish, awarded to Alexander William's executors as he died after having made the counterclaim.)

  1. Unsourced online family tree gives Rev. Alexander William McNish, Rector of St Peter's, as born in 1798 in Antigua to Robert McNish and Mary Brodie, married to Mary Elizabeth Johnson in St John's, Antigua, 25/09/1826, died in Antigua 16/03/1837. His brothers were John McNish and Brodie George McNish (both q.v.). Vere Langford Oliver supports parentage, date of death and name of wife for Rev. Alexander William McNish.


T71/877 Antigua claim nos. 137 (Mount View) and 1009.

  1. [accessed 12/07/2012]; Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol II pp. 230-231 'Pedigree of McNish.'

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Alexander William M'Nish
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Alexander William (1829-1831), Margaret Baker (1832-1911), Anna Brodie (1832-1858), Lydia Cecilia (1836-1945)
Church of England

Associated Claims (2)

£143 10s 9d
£1,369 19s 3d
Beneficiary deceased

Relationships (2)

Son → Father