John Aitcheson senior

???? - 31st May 1780

Previous owner (non-claimant)


John Aitcheson senior, inherited Belmont estate in Grenada following the death of his son John Aitcheson junior of Rochsolloch, Airdie, Scotland, c. 1770. In 1780, he left Scotland for Grenada and died at Belmont 31/05/1780 age 75. His will stipulated that Belmont was to be sold and the proceeds split between his daughters Bethia, Margaret and Isabella, and his nephew Gilbert Hamilton, a Glasgow merchant. Belmont was sold to 'Robert Alexander Houston' [probably Alexander Houstoun, q.v.] of Clerkington, East Lothian, Scotland.

John Aitcheson of Rochsolloch and his wife Bethia (sometimes given instead as Isobel) Sprule had 8 children baptised in Airdrie: John (1730), Christin (1731), Jean (1733), John (1734), Agnes (1737), Margaret (1739), Walter (1742), Hugh (1745).

Sources [accessed 14/06/2012].

GROS OPR Births 651/10 176.

Further Information

Bethia/Isabel Sprule
John, Christin, Jean, Agnes, Margaret, Walter, Hugh, Isabella

Associated Claims (1)

£5,024 8s 11d
Other association

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
- 1780 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Rochsolloch, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland