The co-partnery of John Campbell Senior & Company merchants in Glasgow, of which the subscribers are the sole partners, is dissolved by mutual consent 30/4/1858: Thomas Campbell; James Campbell; Mungo Campbell; Mungo Campbell jun.; Colin Campbell jun.
'They [the Campbells of John Campbell sen. & Co.] are not one of our old families: they were here just three generations, coming with the West India trade, and, when it went, vanishing.'
For a discussion of its history see Stephen Mullen's article.
Stephen Mullen, ‘The great Glasgow West India house of John Campbell, Senior and Co.’, in T. M. Devine (ed.), Recovering Scotland’s Slavery Past. The Caribbean Connection (Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2015), ch. 6.
Member of the Baillie of Dochfour family who had numerous mercantile connections in the West Indies. The compensation for Baillie's Bacolet in Grenada was awarded to the trustees of her marriage settlement. Grand-daughter of Colin Roy Campbell of Glenmure. Apparently a victim of the quack doctor John St John Lang of Harley Street in 1830.