Catherine Forbes

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded the compensation with William Burnett (q.v.) for Lloyds and Mt Sinai estates in St David Jamaica as 'Assignees of a mortgage or beneficially interested under an agreement from the mortgagee £11888 11s 2d'. Probably but not certainly the awardees were Catherine Burnett who married Alexander Forbes 1785 and her brother William Burnett (1762-c.1839), son of Sir Thomas Burnett 6th baronet of Leys and Lady Katherine Ramsay.

  1. Catherine Burnett married Alexander Forbes 'of Schivas.'

  2. Will of William Burnett, Lieutenant General in Her Majesty's Army, Colonel of Her Majesty's Army, of Banchory Lodge Kincardineshire proved 08/07/1839; will of William Burnett of Cratches Castle Kincardineshire proved 16/06/1840. There is a tower as a memorial to General William Burnett, Scolty Tower near Banchory.

Sources

T71/866 St David Nos. 100, 101 and 115. Robert Taylor was the original claimant 'entitled by arrangement and agreement with Joseph Delpratt'. Lloyds with Coldstream was shown against Samuel Delpratt and Mount Sinai against E & S Delpratt in the 1811 Jamaica Almanac.

  1. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage (1903) p. 234.

  2. PROB 11/1913 and PROB 11/1928.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Associated Claims (3)

£340 17S 8D
Awardee (Assignee)
£4,340 16S 0D
Awardee (Assignee)
£3,215 18S 7D
Awardee (Assignee)