Patrick Cruikshank

1800 - 1875

Claimant or beneficiary


Patrick Cruikshank of Glenskinno, Angus. Son of James Cruikshank (q.v.) of Langley Park in Forfarshire, and London West India merchant.

  1. Will of James Cruikshank late of Langley Park Forfar who died 04/01/1830 proved by Patrick Cruikshank of Ealing the son surviving executor 04/05/1872 [!] (effects in England under £300); also will of Patrick Cruikshank who died 08/01/1797 proved by Patrick Cruikshank the nephew (effects again under £300).

  2. Married Charlotte M. Purrier 16/2/1832 at Westminster. In 1861, a 'West India and General Agent', Cruikshank (aged 61 born Scotland) was living at 17 Gloucester Gardens with Charlotte aged 54 with children Charlotte (27), Richmond James (26) 'Civil Service Commission', Elizabeth (21); Amy Wilhelimina (18), and Henry Charles Bleeker (15), together with their niece Ada Margaret Purrier (born in the East Indies).

  3. The death of Patrick Cruikshank was registered at Brentford Q4 1875. There is no sign of him in the National Probate Calendar.


  1. National Probate Calendar 1872.

  2., London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; 1861 census online; the children are derived from the 1861 census supplemented (in the cases of Agatha and Alexander) by, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online].

  3. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

We are grateful to Colin Cornes for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Charlotte M Purrier (1832)
Charlotte (1834-), Richmond James (1835-), Agatha Margaret (1836-), Alexander Ramsay (1838-), Elizabeth (1840-), Amy Wilhelmina (1843-), Henry Charles Bleeker (1846-)
West India and General Merchant

Associated Claims (5)

£3,527 2s 0d
£7,328 15s 5d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,108 2s 8d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£8,753 7s 11d
£206 17s 3d

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
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (4)

Senior partner
Patrick Cruikshank
West India merchant  
Railway Investment
Welsh Midland [1846528]  
Railway Investment
North Kent [1846402]  
Railway Investment
Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford [1846383]  

Relationships (6)

First Cousins
Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (4)

17 Gloucester Gardens, Hyde Park, London, Middlesex, London, England
20 Hyde Park Gardens, London, Middlesex, London, England
8 Cornwall Terrace, Regent's Park, London, Middlesex, London, England
Glenskinno, Montrose, Angus, North-east Scotland, Scotland