Profile & Legacies Summary
1801 - ????
Claimant or beneficiary
One of a group of heirs of Benjamin Morrison awarded the compensation for the Bogney estate in Westmoreland Jamaica. Catherine Garthly or Gartley was probably the daughter of Benjamin Morison's sister Katharine, and the sister of Barbara Reid (q.v.).
- 13 September . 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 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.
- Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany Vol. 96 1825 [Death notices].
We are grateful to Mary Evans for her help with this entry.
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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland