John Cross of Glasgow

1719 - 1779


Glasgow merchant, father of William Cross (q.v.). In 1768 he was party together with Robert Bogle and John Baird all of Glasgow with Charlton Palmer and James Oswald of London, mortgaging an estate known as Montreuil.


Caribbeana III, p. 222; Anthony Cooke, 'An elite revisited: Glasgow West India merchants, 1783-1877', Journal of Scottish Historical Studies 32.2 2012 pp. 127-165, at p. 157, SC 36/48/8/449, 26 March 1814 [for William Cross].

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

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
1766 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
John Cross & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Business associates