Andrew Grant

???? - 1779


Resident slave-owner on Grenada, father of Capt. Charles Grant, Henrietta Grant, Ann Grant and Catherine Anderson nee Grant (each of whom q.v.). Heir of his brother John Grant, Baron of the Exchequer (q.v.).

  1. Will of Andrew Grant planter of Grenada [made in 1777] proved 08/04/1783. In the will he identified himself as the owner of the River Antoine estate and the lessee of the Mount Rich estate. Under the will he left his estates in trust to secure: an annuity of £250 p.a. to his wife Allan [sic]; £40 p.a. to her to support each of their daughters, who were themselves to receive £70 p.a. from majority until marriage; £100 p.a. for the maintenance of his eldest son and £60 p.a. to each of his youngest sons. One of Andrew Grant's sons, Allan, died in India 03/05/1804. His will names his father, Andrew Grant, his father's brother, John; the River Antoine estate, his sister, Catherine Anderson, his brother, Charles, his mother, and his other sisters.

  2. Nov. 27 1779 in the Island of Grenada [Death of] Andrew Grant, son of the late Patrick Grant of Elchies, one of the Lords of Session and Judiciary.


  1. PROB 11/1102/141. Will of Allan Grant, dated 1804. Wills & Administrations - Madras 1780-1938. L-AG-34-29-204.

  2. Scots Magazine Vol. 42 Feb 1780 p.109.

We are grateful to Richenda Wakefield for assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Allan Fordyce
Henrietta; Ann; Catherine; Caroline; John; Allan; Robert; Charles

Associated Estates (3)

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
- 1783 [LA] → Lessee
1817 [EA] - → Previous owner
1777 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter
Father → Son
Father → Daughter