James Jackson McLachlan

???? - 16th Dec 1832


James Jackson McLachlan Esquire of Kilchoan, residing in Jamaica, thereafter in Edinburgh. Died at Gairbraid, Lanarkshire, 16/12/1832. Executor of James Colquhoun Grant (q.v.) and mentioned in his will to "pay every attention" to Grant's children and "afford them his protection". Spouse of Mary Allan who predeceased him.

In his will McLachlan left £100 to Catherine MacLachlan, reputed daughter by Anne Henderson a free woman of colour lately residing in Lucea and £50 to Anne Stewart formerly my housekeeper a free woman of colour lately residing in Montego Bay. The residue in trust to Mrs Jean Buchanan (mother-in-law) whom failing to Miss Elizabeth Janet Allen (sister of late wife Mary).


Will and testament of James Jackson McLachlan GROS SC36/48/23. Will of James Colquhoun Grant PROB 11/1662/208.

Further Information

Mary Allen



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
18/07/1822 [SD] - → Trustee and Executor

Addresses (2)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
Kilchoan, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Islands, Scotland