Keith E. Fotheringham

2nd Jan 1811 - 2nd Nov 1847

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Co-executor (presumably in succession to his father) of John Alves (who died in Jamaica in 1825) from at least 1834. Probably the nephew of John Alves and son of Robert Fotheringham and Mary Alves who had married in Linlithgow in 1803. Keith Fotheringham was born 02/01/1811 and baptised in Bo'ness 13/01/1811. His father Robert was an officer of excise.

  2. Keith Elphinstone Fotheringham was admitted to the Friendly Lodge of the Freemasons in Jamaica in 1838.

  3. Memorial inscription to Keith Fotheringham in Kingston parish churchyard, who died 02/11/1847 aged 32. Also to James Fotheringham who died 25/06/1834 aged 30.


  1. Jamaica St Catherine claim no. 528 (Salt Pond Flat); GROS OPR Births 633 40 378 Bo-Ness; GROS OPR Marriages 668 50 383 Linlithgow.

  2., England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 [database online].

  3. James Henry Lawrence-Archer, Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies (London, 1875) p. 106 via

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information


Associated Claims (4)

£11 18s 0d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,480 0s 1d
£2,030 14s 3d
Awardee (Administrator)
£1,332 8s 3d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1834 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Executor

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Uncle
Executor → Testator
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Addresses (1)

Bo'ness, West Lothian, Central Scotland, Scotland