DEATH OF THE HONORABLE PETER MONCRIEFFE
The above-named died at Friendship in St. Ann's, his residence, on Sunday 6th February. His family was long connected with St. Ann, his father having been, as he himself long had been regarded as among the most wealthy of the Northside gentry. He was one of the Judges of the Courts of Quarter Sessions, and when those courts were abolished he refused a position on the Supreme Court and accepted a pension.
Falmouth Post, Tuesday, February 15, 1876
the Moncrieffe family in Jamaica:
1794: An act to entitle John Moncrieffe, of the parish of St Mary, a free quadroon man, planter, and Milbrough, his wife, a free mulatto woman, and their several children, named Mary Moncrieffe, Benjamin Scott Moncrieffe, Elizabeth Moncrieffe, John Moncrieffe, Jean Moncrieffe, Milbrough Moncrieffe, and Ann Maria Moncrieffe, to the same rights and privileges with English subjects, born of white parents, under certain restrictions.