William MacNeill

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William McNeill [sic] of Glasgow was shown as the owner of Buenos Ayres estate in Trinidad in 1813 ('lately the property of Alex. Henry & Co., London'). Stephen Mullen shows William MacNeill as partner in MacNeill & Stewart, a Glasgow West India firm which was in partnership with Alexander Henry & Co. until 28/10/1805.

  1. In 1798, William MacNeill was one of the partners in John and Alexander M'Kenzie of Glasgow and Mitchell Bryce of Trinidad at the dissolution of both firms by mutual consent.


Stephen Mullen, The Glasgow Sugar Aristocracy in the British Atlantic World [MS], citing London Gazette 15864 19/11/1805 p. 1456.

  1. Notice dated 17/11/1798, Edinburgh Gazette 564 p. 336.

Further Information

West India merchant

Associated Estates (1)

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
1813 [EA] - 1813 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Senior partner
MacNeill & Stewart
West India merchant  
Alexander Henry and Co.
Slave Factors  

Cultural (1)

Andersons Institution or Andersons University...... 
notes →
University of Strathclyde Archives, GB 249 OB/1/1/3, ‘Andersons Institution and Andersons University Minutes, 1810-1830’, p.52, cited by Stephen Mullen, The Glasgow Sugar Aristocracy in the...

Relationships (1)

Business associates

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland