Eliza Partridge Skirving (née Knowles)

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Eliza Patridge Knowles, baptised, St James, Jamaica 01/01/1796, daughter of Edward (q.v) and Mary Knowles, age/year of birth columns in the register completed to show 28 months and 1795 (query if “months” is a copyist’s error for March).

  2. Eliza, eldest daughter of the late Edward Knowles esq married Dr .... Skirving at Orange Grove in St Ann, 09/10/1818.

  3. Living at Woodlands, Hanover, in 1823, described as white, aged 26. Also there were William (aged 26), Mary (4), Edward (2.5) and Ann (1) Skirving, all white.

  4. Eliza Skirving, widow of the late Dr Skirving, was buried in the church yard at Trelawny, 30/07/1837, age stated as 46, abode at Falmouth.


  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaican Parish Registers, St James, Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1770-1809 p. 95.

  2. Royal Gazette 17/10/1818.

  3. Census of White and Brown Inhabitants and other persons of free condition of the Parish of Hanover, 1823 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/Cen23ha3.htm.

  4. Familysearch.org, Jamaican Parish Registers, Trelawny, Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1771-1839 p. 323.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name

Associated Claims (2)

£300 18s 9d
£190 6s 11d

Associated Estates (3)

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] - → Owner
1821 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (2)

Daughter → Father
Wife → Husband