Robert Mckay and Company

Firm Details

People & Investments (2)

 Name Partner

Firm Evolutions (1)



  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.




  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.