Mary Ramsay Karr (née Bourryau)

???? - 1784


Annuitant as to £200 p.a. under the will of her brother John Bourryau of Grenada (q.v.). Her annuity was secured on the property he placed in trust, which included his estates in St Kitts, Grenada and Jamaica, with those in Grenada to be sold. Her eldest son was to inherit half the estates in St Kitts. The will of her husband David Ramsay Karr [surgeon at] HM Shipyards at Portsmouth of Kippilaw Roxburghshire, proved 14/01/1795, makes no mention of her family (he left £1000 to an 'adopted daughter' and left his Kippilaw estate to his brother Andrew Ramsay Karr (q.v.) in entail).


Mary Karr has a grave recorded at St Peter's, Litchfield Hampshire, [accessed 26/06/2020. The marriage of David Ramsay Karr and Mary Bourryau at St Andrew Holborn 07/05/1757 is shown in in the London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [adtabase online]; PROB 11/1254/126.

Further Information

Maiden Name
David Ramsay Karr

Relationships (4)

Sister → Brother
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Mary Ramsay Karr was an annuitant under the will of her brother John...
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law

Addresses (1)

Titchfield, Hampshire, Wessex, England