Robert Brown of Fairlie

1789 - 1873


Biography

Awarded 2/3rds of the compensation for Jordanhill in Trinidad with his partner in Smith & Brown, William Smith (q.v.), as owners-in-fee. The two men had been in partnership with Robert's brother Francis Brown of Trinidad (q.v.) until the latter's death c. 1825.

  1. Enslaved people registered on Jordan Hill estate by John Wilson as attorney in 1834.

Sources

T71/894 Trinidad 1836A & B. William Smith, Robert Brown of Glasgow part owners in fee; John Smith and William Brown of Glasgow executors of Francis Brown. Robert Brown and Wm Smith were of Smith & Brown merchants, 112 Hope St.

1836A 20/06/1836 £5099 12s 0d to William Smith and Robert Brown; 1836B 20/06/1836 £2549 16s 0d to John Smith jun and William Brown.

  1. T71/519 p. 2290.

 


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Robert Brown
Spouse
Anne Rainy
Children
Rev. George
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£3,697 10S 11D
Other association
Co-trustee and co-executor of Francis Brown, the owner of Belleaire prior to his death in 1829.
£7,649 8S 0D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
William Smith and Browns
General overseas merchant  
 

Relationships (4)

Business partners
Brothers
Brothers
Notes →
Also business partners, with William Smith in Smith & Browns....
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland