Patrick Cruikshank

1800 - 1875

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of James Cruikshank of Langley Park in Forfarshire, and London West India merchant, and brother of Alexander Cruikshank (q.v.).

  1. Will of James Cruikshank late of Langley Park Forfar who died 4/1/1830 proved by Patrick Cruikshank of Ealing the son surviving exectutor 4/5/1872 [!] (effects in England under £300); also will of Patrick Cruikshank who died 8/1/1797 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 Maragret 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].

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

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 (2)

Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
Probably uncle and...

Addresses (3)

17 Gloucester Gardens, London, Middlesex, London
20 Hyde Park Gardens, London, Middlesex, London, England
8 Cornwall Terrace, Regent's Park, London, Middlesex, London, England