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Will of John Munro, Allerton, Cromarty

Born 1799 (OPR)
Mother Isobel Campbell

Died 16 March 1835

13,890 guilders owed from bond to him by Donald Grant, Demerara, but not yet recovered

Holograph will written in Demerary in 1833

• 12 guilders to the poor of the colony
• excludes Board of Orphans from interfering with his estate
• one third of his estate to his mother Isabella Munro, widow of Alexander Munro, custom house officer
• one third of estate to Sophia Munro, his sister,
• one third to the children of his late brother, Alexander, all residing in this colony, namely Eliza, Jane, Sophy, Mary and Jessey Munro [probably mixed race children]

 


 

John Munro's gravestone
John Munro's gravestone
Gravestone carved by Hugh Miller
John Munro's gravestone
John Munro's gravestone