Francis Garden

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Glasgow West India merchant, partner in Hamilton, Garden (q.v.) and then senior partner in Francis Garden & Sons (q.v.), which failed c. 1814. Francis Garden & Co. was active from at least 1781; his two sons Alexander and Hamilton W. Garden became partners with him. Alexander Garden, who left the partnership before its failure, was later Provost of Glasgow. No death date has been found for Francis Garden.


Devine, T. M. “An Eighteenth-Century Business Élite: Glasgow-West India Merchants, c. 1750-1815.” The Scottish Historical Review, vol. 57, no. 163, 1978, pp. 40–67. JSTOR, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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Commercial (2)

Name partner
Hamilton, Garden
West India merchant  
Senior partner
Francis Garden & Sons
West India merchant  

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland