Boyden Lamont

13th Jan 1794 - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Given as Boydon [sic] Lamont in the Parliamentary Papers, but more usually shown as Boyden.

  1. Born 13/01/1794 and baptised that year in Inverchaolain, Argyll, son of James Lamont Esquire of Knockdow and Betty Robertson in Kilmichael.

  2. Purchased or was given the estate of Canaan in Trinidad by his half-brother John Lamont in 1823.

  3. Will of Boyden Lamont of Trinidad planter but now in the City of Glasgow proved 18/12/1837. In the will he left the Canaan estate to his [half-] brother John Lamont (q.v.). His executors were John Lamont, Alexander Lamont writer to the signet of Edinburgh, James Lamont of the Royal Navy and 'my friend' George Cole merchant of Glasgow. He left to James Lamont and another brother, Dugald 'Assistant Surgeon in the Army of His Britannic Majesty' any property unconnected with Trinidad or his affairs with George Cole.


  1. GROS OPR Births 514 10 140 Inverchaolain.

  2. Sir Norman Lamont, 'Inventory of Lamont Papers' (Edinburgh, 1914) p. 439.

  3. The will has not yet been traced in the PROB 11/ records but is indexed and carried on, England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 [database online].

We are grateful to Peter Cole for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Boydon Lamont

Associated Claims (1)

£3,973 5s 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
1823 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Testator → Executor

Addresses (2)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland
Inverchaolain, Argyllshire, Argyll & Bute, Scotland