Hugh Barkly

???? - 1829


Partner in Davidsons Barkly until his death in 1829, and co-executor of Henry Davidson senior.

  1. Will of Hugh Barkly merchant of Lime Street proved 04/11/1829. In the will [made in 1825] and a series of codicils, he left an annuity of £50 p.a. to his grandmother, to be continued after his death for an aunt, and monetary legacies of £100-500 each to several relatives, as well as gifts of £25-50 for mourning. He gave his 1/6th share in the ship the Henry Davidson to Henry Barkly; and his 1/8th share in the barque Camerons to Robert Innes. His residuary legatee was his sister William [sic], the wife of Robert Davidson. He specified his estate as including: his share of the balance of funds in the mercantile firm of Davidsons Barkly to be made up on the 31st May following his death; his shares in the two ships already bequeathed; 30 shares in the Alliance Fire & Life Office; 'ten Pearl shares'; 20 Thames Tunnel shares; and a policy for £2000 on his life with the Alliance. In a codicil he put the residuary bequest into trust for his sister William's separate use; and in a further codicil he left £2000 to Miss Mary Lindsay eldest daughter of Henry Lindsay of Perth.


  1. PROB 11/1762/215

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
1829 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1829 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Davidsons Barkly & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (3)

Business partners
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Hugh Barkly was also co-executor of the will of Henry Davidson...
Nephew → Uncle
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Also business...
First Cousins