William Mackinen or Mackinnon of Antigua

???? - 1767


Slave-owner on Antigua, dying at Bath in 1767, father of William Mackinnon senior and great-grandfather of William Alexander Mackninnon (both of whom q.v.).

  1. Administration of the will of William Mackinen [sic] of Antigua [made in 1752] granted 29/01/1770. He confirmed the unspecified marriage settlement he had agreed for his daughter Elizabeth with Dr Thomas Fraser, and left the remainder of his estate after monetary legacies of £100 each to several relatives, to his son William. In a codicil of 1762 he left £1000 each to his four grandchildren, the children of Elizabeth Fraser.


  1. PROB 11/954/290

Further Information

Charity Yeamans
Elizabeth; William

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
- 1767 [EY] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

'Portrait of the Mackinen Children', by William Hogarth, now in the National Gallery of Ireland, NGI.791, presumed commissioned by William Mackinen (c. 1697-1767). The NGI gives no date but it would... 
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Relationships (1)

Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England