Lt. Gen. Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton Maclean 8th Baronet of Morvern

1770 - 5th Jul 1847

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton Maclean, 8th Baronet, son of Donald Maclean of Brolas and Margaret Wall of Clonea Castle, owner of Sixmens estate in Barbados which had belonged to his first wife Elizabeth Bishop nee Kyd. Distinguished soldier, became a General in 1837.

  1. Parents Donald Maclean of Brolas and Margaret Wall of Clonea Castle. Married (1) Elizabeth Kyd 'in 1814' [in fact in 1794] (2) Frances Campion in Lewes, Sussex in 1838. Living at Nether Hall, Doncaster, in the 1841 census. Buried 14/07/1847 St Marylebone, Middlesex, abode given as 53 Cadogan Place, London.

  2. Army officer, first commissioned in 1787. Lieutenant-General, from 1814, General from 1837. Present at the capture of Tobago in 1793. 1803- commandant of the Batavians, received into British service on the surrender of the Dutch West Indian colonies. 1805 at the capture of St Thomas and St John. Governor from 1808-1815. Present at the capture of Guadaloupe in 1810. Returned to Britain in 1815.
    Married the daughter of Charles Kyd and the widow of John Bishop of Barbados 'in 1814' [in fact in 1794]. She died in 1832.
    He re-married Frances, widow of Henry Campion of Sussex, in 1838. Died 5 July 1847. His only surviving children from his first marriage were Sir Charles Fitzroy Maclean, 9th Baronet and Donald Maclean.

    24th Clan Chief of Clan Maclean 1818-1847.

  3. In the 1829 Barbados Slave Register, the surname is spelled Macklean.

Sources

T71/899 Barbados claim no. 4917 (Symonds (?)).

  1. Ancestry.com, England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005; 1841 census online; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. For a short biography and details of his military career see J.P. Maclean, A History of the Clan MacLean from Its First Settlement at Duard Castle, in the Isle of Mull, to the Present Period (Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co., 1889), pp. 229-240.

  3. T71/542, p. 312.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Sir Fitzroy Maclean Bart.
Spouse
(1) Elizabeth Kyd (2) Frances Campion
Children
With (1) Sir Charles Fitzroy Maclean, 9th Bart. (1798); Donald
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (1)

£3,676 1S 8D
Awardee

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
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Step-father → Step-daughter
Husband → Wife

Addresses (2)

53 Cadogan Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
Nether Hall, Doncaster, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England