West India merchant
Partnership of Patrick Cruikshank, John Melville, Robert Ramsay and William Fauntleroy Street, of No. 13 Austin Friars, trading under the firm Cruikshank Melville and Co., dissolved 31/12/1843 as far as concerns Robert Ramsay, dated this 6th day of April 1844
Cruikshank Melville East & West India and NSW merchants, started 1840.
Partners Patrick Cruikshank, John Melville, William Fauntleroy Street of Austin Friars.
Capital of £31,204 2s 9d; by 1841, capital = £55,364 15s 9d. Jan 1 1845 b/s showed £36,315 15s 1d in equity.
London Gazette 20582 10/3/1846 p. 922
D. Morier Evans: History of the Commercial Crisis 1857-58 Appendix: suspensions