John Macnamara of St Kitts

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Slave-owner on St Kitts, father-in-law of the 9th Lord Cranstoun (q.v.). His son was Frederick Hayes MacNamara and his grand-daughter the actor Louisa Cranstoun Nisbett. Bankrupt in 1802 and reputedly squandered three fortunes. His partners in St Kitts were James Berridge and William Allercott.


Joseph Knight, ‘Nisbett , Louisa Cranstoun (1812–1858)’, rev. J. Gilliland, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [, accessed 16 Sept 2016]; London Gazette 15530 06/11/1802 p. 1171

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Business partners
Father-in-law → Son-in-law