John McInnes

???? - 1835

Claimant or beneficiary


The executor of John McInnes, owner-in-fee, was awarded 2/3rd of the compensation for Mount Rich estate in Grenada. John McInnes had also been attorney to Robert Nutter Campbell on Carriere estate in Grenada in 1817-1826.

  1. The ODNB for Edward Strathearn Gordon Baron Gordon of Drumearn [in Perthshire, Scotland], shows on 07/08/1845 the marriage of Edward Strathearn Gordon to Agnes Joanna [1826-1895] only child of John McInnes of Auchenreoch Stirlingshire, and Auchnenfroe Dumbartonshire, 'a wealthy Grenada sugar planter.'

  2. Will of John McInnes of Saint Patrick Island of Grenada proved 04/07/1835. Under the will he left an annuity of £20 p.a. to his mother-in-law Mrs Joanna Urquhart...'now residing at Cromarty', and other legacies to his wife's family, but the main heiress was his daughter Agnes Joanna. The death certificate of Agnes Joanna gives her parents as John McInnes and Isabella nee Urquhart.



T71/880 Grenada claim no. 698A & B (Mount Rich); the executor was Joseph Simpson; T71/267 pp. 23-28.

  1. A.S. Gordon, ‘Gordon, Edward Strathearn, Baron Gordon of Drumearn (1814–1879)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004) [, accessed 06/08/2012].

  2. PROB 11/1849/345; GROS Deaths 1895 685/1 1175.

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Isabella Urquhart
Agnes Joanna (1826-1895)

Associated Claims (1)

£7,270 18s 3d
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1835 [EY] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Other relatives
Notes →
The specific relationship between these two has not been traced but they were co-owner of Mount Rich in Grenada and John McInnes might have inherited Auchenfroe in Dunbartonshire from...
Father → Daughter

Addresses (1)

Auchenreoch, Stirlingshire, Central Scotland, Scotland