Robert Mackay or McKay

Partnership Role

Robert Mckay and Company
Name Partner

West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)

No notes

Firm Notes

  1. Partners listed c. 1795 as Robert McKay, James Gordon, John Riddell, William Robertson, John Robertson, and John Spens Munro.

  2. The firm failed in 1818.



Firm Sources

  1. Devine (1978) 'An Eighteenth-Century Business elite: Glasgow-West India Merchants, c. 1750- 1815 ', The Scottish Historical Review , 57:163, Part 1, pp. 40-67.

  2. Stephen Mullen, 'The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration, collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World', PhD thesis, University of Glasgow (2015) p. 165-166.

We are grateful to Martin Sweet for his assistance in compiling this entry.