Katherine Mackenzie (née Sutherland)

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Correspondent and possibly counterclaimant for the enslaved people for the compensation on Waterloo and Orange Hill estates in St Vincent. Mother of Sir Alexander Mackenzie bart (q.v.), sister of Robert Sutherland (q.v.), daughter of Col. James Sutherland of Uppat and widow of Colonel Robert Mackenzie of the East India Co. Her uncle was Robert Sutherland of the Island of St Vincent, who was named as trustee to Katherine and Robert Mackenzie's marriage settlement.

Sources

T71/1594 p 181 22/3/1838 letter forwarding details of claims 449 and 450 to Mrs Katherine Mackenzie Millmount, Parkhill Rosshire, Scotland in response to her letter of 16/3/1838 seeking the number of slaves and the compensation for Waterloo and Orange Hill estates belonging to the heirs of Robert Sutherland, 'my Agent having evidently by mistake given me the wrong numbers of Claim in which I am interested.'

Mackenzie-Sutherland marriage settlement, 15/8/1801. Copy kindly given by Paul Mackenzie [24/7/2015].

We are grateful to Paul Mackenzie for his help compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Maiden Name
Sutherland
Spouse
Col. Robert Mackenzie

Associated Claims (2)

£3,363 5S 10D
Unsuccessful claimant
£7,856 11S 7D
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (2)

Mother → Son
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Milmount, Park Hill, Ross & Cromarty, Highlands & Islands, Scotland