Edward Croasdaile

1777 - 1856

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Of River Head Estate, St David, Jamaica. M.D. from Edinburgh University. Buried at Boulogne, France, 30/12/1856 age 77. 'His first wife, who died s.p. 1819, was the daughter of _____Despard of Golden Square.' Married secondly Elizabeth Dillon Rosina, daughter of David Byron Davies of New Battle, St David.

  2. Matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1793; graduated M.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1799. Third son of Richard, a merchant in Jamaica.


  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 5 p. 38.

  2. 'The University of Glasgow Story', entry for Edward Croasdaile, http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/biography/?id=WH25734&type=P [accessed 03/05/2016].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Edward Croasdail
[2] Elizabeth Dillon Rosina Davies
Glasgow then Edinburgh [1793; 1799 ]
Physician and planter

Associated Claims (1)

£1,309 6s 11d

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
1817 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Husband → Wife
Son → Mother
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Boulogne, France