Dr David Grant

???? - 1817


Died in Jamaica in 1817. His will showed him as the husband of Ann Grant and as the owner of Spring Garden. He was the father-in-law of Sir Francis Forbes, who has an extended entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography as Chief Justice and who was an executor of Dr David Grant's will, and (posthumously) also the father-in-law of Sir James Meek,


Gentleman's Magazine Vol. LXXXVII Part 2 (June-December 1817) p. 282; http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/wills-28.htm [accessed 02/07/2018]' C. H. Currey, 'Forbes, Sir Francis (1784–1841)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/forbes-sir-francis-2052/text2545, published first in hardcopy 1966, accessed online 3 July 2018.

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

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
1800 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

Husband → Wife
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law