Milliken Craig

???? - 1820


Biography

Milliken Craig of Ballewan, late Commander in the Hon East India Company, who died at Demerara c. 1820. The heirs of Milliken Craig and John Craig claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for Vrouw Anna and Nismes in British Guiana.

  1. In 1819 the enslaved people on an estate called Balcraig situate on the West Sea Coast of Berbice were registered for Milliken Craig Esq. by Lewis Cameron. Will of Milliken Craig of Demerary proved 29/12/1820.

Sources

Edinburgh Magazine Vol. 85 (1820) p. 293. A partial transcription of his will online shows a bequest of £500 per annum for life to 'my dear and beloved Marion Emilia Knibblewhite whom I left pregnant at my house No. 3 Leigh Street Burton Crescent London', to be increased to £3000 p.a. if she joined him in Demerara and to become her marriage settlement http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=apduncan&id=I10682 accessed 01/10/2013.

  1. 1819 Slave Registers Berbice pp. 139-140; PROB 11/1637/365.

Associated Claims (2)

£14,904 0S 5D
Previous owner (not making a claim)
£8,748 19S 3D
Previous owner (not making a claim)