West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
West India merchants, partnership of Colin Currie and John Shakespear from 1760, in succession to David Currie & Son at Love Lane Eastcheap.
London Gazette 100036 16 September 1760 p.2
1781 - 14th Jun 1863
Member of the Baillie of Dochfour family. London and Bristol merchant and banker (Baillie, Ames & Baillie), major recipient of slave compensation across the Caribbean.
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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