Elizabeth Erskine Countess of Buchan (née Harvey, later Rae)

???? - 1838

Claimant or beneficiary


Elizabeth Erskine (née Harvey), Countess of Buchan, awarded the compensation for the Crayfish estate in Grenada. 

  1. Elizabeth Harvey, the daughter of John Harvey of Castle Semple, married the 12th Earl of Buchan in 1830. Her brother, James Simpson Rae ne Harvey, had died at Crayfish in 1829. Her sister, Margaret Harvey and Margaret's husband James Lee Harvey (both of whom q.v.), were awarded the compensation for the Lower Conference estate in Grenada. Elizabeth Erskine died in 1838.


T71/880 Grenada claim nos. 562 (Crayfish) and 563.


  1. http://thepeerage.com/p18683.htm [accessed 09/08/2012]. http://www.harveygenealogist.com/UK/scots_co.htm [accessed 09/08/2012], sourced to David Dobson, Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 (1984).

Further Information

Maiden Name
Harvey, later Rae
Name in compensation records
Countess of Buchan
Henry David Erskine, 12th Earl of Buchan
3 children

Associated Claims (2)

£3,035 19s 8d
£347 9s 2d

Associated Estates (3)

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
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1830 [SY] - 1830 [EY] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Niece → Uncle
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother