John Fergusson

No Dates


Almost certainly the 'John Fergusson, Esq., merchant in Glasgow, formerly of the Island of Jamaica' who died in 1796. His company continued to appear down to 1811.


Edinburgh Advertiser April 5, 1796

Further Information


Associated Estates (5)

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
1795 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Owner

Shown, although not consistently as John Fergusson & Co., and probably mortgagees-in-possession. John Fergusson appears as owner for Lennox Castle and Hart Hill, other estates linked also to Robert Dunmore & Co., suggesting this is the same man.

1795 [EA] - 1797 [LA] → Owner

John Fergusson & Co. of Glasgow

1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Not known

Registered to John Fergusson & Co.

1784 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Attorney
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Not known

Only tentatively associated with the John Fergusson of Glasgow (who died in 1796.)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
John Fergusson & Co.
West India merchant?