Barbara Reid (née Gartly or Gartley or Garthly)

1796 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


One of a group of heirs of Benjamin Morrison awarded the compensation for the Bogney estate in Westmoreland Jamaica, including her probable sister Catherine Garthly (q.v.).

  1. 13 September [1825]. At Bognie Westmoreland, Jamaica, in consequence of a fall from his horse, Benjamin Morrison Esq., of Bognie, in the 59th year of his age. Benjamin Morison was baptised 24/02/1766 at Marnoch Banff, the son of Benj. Morison and Isa Leslie. Eight children (6 daughters, 2 sons) of Benjamin Morison and Isa Leslie were baptised at Inverkeithny or Marnoch between 1754 and 1771. One of the sisters, Katharine, was baptised 1768. A Katharine Morison married John Gairtly 11/05/1794 at Old Machar, Aberdeen. Children of this marriage included Barbara Gartly (born 29/02/1796 and baptised 07/03/1796 at St Nicholas Aberdeen, and who married John Reid 24/06/1816 at St Nicholas Aberdeen) and probably Catherine Gartley baptised 27/09/1801 at St Nicholas Aberdeen (no mother's name is given but the father is shown as John and three known daughters of the marriage were baptised at St Nicholas).


T71/871 Westmoreland No. 425.

  1. Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany Vol. 96 1825 [Death notices].

We are grateful to Mary Evans for her help with this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Gartly or Gartley or Garthly
John Reid

Associated Claims (1)

£725 0s 0d

Relationships (5)

Niece → Aunt
First Cousins
First Cousins
Niece → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland