John Cross Buchanan

1803 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of William Cross, Glasgow West India merchant and proprietor (himself the son of John Cross, also a West India merchant and proprietor) and Anna Buchanan, heiress of Moss and Auchintoshan. Owner of Montreuil Estate in Grenada. Auchintoshan House in Old Kilpatrick Dumbartonshire was sold for £20,000 by John Cross Buchanan's trustees after his death. Held shares in John Cross & Co., West India merchants.

Sources

T71/880 Grenada claim no. 699 (Montreuil Estate).

http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/bb4fz/buchanan06.htm#cross [accessed 15/10/2012].

http://www.theglasgowstory.com/image.php?inum=TGSB00232 [accessed 15/10/2012].

http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I13526&tree=CC [accessed 15/10/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Jean Wardrop of Torbanehill
Children
William, Anna Bolling, John, Marion, Hector, Susan, Walter
Occupation
West India merchant and plantation owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,971 14S 7D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Auchintoshan (or Auchentoshan) House [Purchased] 
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Destroyed in the blitz, March...

Addresses (1)

Auchintoshan House, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow (near), Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland