Lachlan McBayne

???? - 1848


In Jamaica as an attorney and executor in the 1820s and 1830s, but of Clifton when he died in the later 1840s. His will indicates that he had accumulated substantial personalty despite having no slave-ownership traced to date, with monetary legacies of £53,500 and an annuity of £600 p.a. to his wife.

  1. Will of Lachlan McBayne of Clifton Gloucestershire [made in 1846] proved 20/04/1848. He left his wife Eliza Mary McBayne £3500 consols held in his name but her property, as well as their house at Clifton for life and an annuity of £600 p.a.; he left a further annuity of £40 p.a. to his sister Anne McBayne of Edinburgh. He left a group of trustees (all themselves recognisably 'West Indians') £10,000 for each of his two sons Evan Forbes McBayne and Francis John McBayne and £6000 for each of his five daughters Agnes, Frances, Eliza, Anna and Jane. In a codicil of 1847 he replaced the legacy to his daughter Eliza with a settlement of £6000 on her marriage with Richard Kinkead.


  1. PROB 11/2073/263.

Further Information


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] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
L. M'Bayne of Clifton Down was identified as the son-in-law of Frances Jane Cuming, the relict of Thomas Cuming, in the announcement of her death in...

Addresses (1)

Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England