Robert Scott Moncrieff

???? - 1814


Merchant and banker of Glasgow. 1/4 of a 3/4 interest in Providence plantation on Tobago was conveyed to Robert Scott Moncrieff in 1773.

  1. Joint agent of the first Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Glasgow 1783-1803. His correspondence details the growth of the West India business in Glasgow before the abolition of the slave-trade in 1807.


  1. [accessed 20/07/2020]; Stephen Mullen, 'The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration,collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World, 1776-1846' (Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Glasgow 2015) pp. 73-74.

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
1773 [EA] - 1773 [LA] → Not known

1/4 of 3/4 of the Providence plantation was conveyed to Robert Scott Moncrieff in 1773.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Joint agent in Glasgow

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland