Simon Knubley

???? - 1836

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Large-scale attorney and a slave-owner in his own right in Jamaica. Residing in Glasgow when he made his will in 1830.

  1. Will of Simon Knubley [late of the island of Jamaica presently residing at] Glasgow Lanarkshire proved 06/05/1837. In the will he left monetary legacies to relatives, many in Cumberland, and instructed his estate be sold with the residual proceeds passing to a nephew, the second son of his brother Edward Knubley. The executors and trustees included William Leckie Ewing and Charles Stirling jun. Administration was granted in 1859 to Ann Knubley widow as guardian of Edward Ponsonby Knubley, the eldest son and heir of Rev. Miles Ponsonby Knubley, then the residuary heir. The grant of administration showed Simon Knubley had died at Rockingham in Jamaica 26/09/1836.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1878/271. The will is indexed online by TNA as 'Simon Kimbley of Glasgow Lanarkshire.'

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?

Associated Claims (1)

£1,350 12S 10D
Awardee

Associated Estates (17)

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] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
02/03/1819 [SD] - 1823 [LA] → Assignee
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1810 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Agent
1831 [EA] - 1836 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland
Notes →

In Glasgow when he made his will in 1830, but dying in Jamaica in 1836.