1755 - 1798
William Urqhuart of Meldrum, third cousin once-removed of John "Jock" Urquhart of Carriacou. Went to Carriacou in the mid 1770s as partner to Jock. Sold his moity of Meldrum to Jock in 1784.
William's parents were Keith Urquhart of Meldrum and Lady Jean Duff.
H. Gordon Slade, 'Craigston and Meldrum Estates, Carriacou,1769-1841', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 114 (1984), 481-537. See http://www.islandtrees.com/IMAGES/Craigston.pdf [accessed 05/03/2020].
We are grateful to Stephen Lewis for his assistance with compiling this entry.
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:
1780 [EA] - 1784 [EY] → Joint owner