Thomas Renny Strachan

???? - 20th Oct 1823

Claimant or beneficiary


Thomas Renny Strachan, husband of Harriet Strachan née Moyes (q.v.), owner of 2 estates in St David, Jamaica, and extensive landholdings in Forfar, Scotland. His compensation was awarded to his trustees and executors, Thomas McKenzie and John Gordon (both q.v.).

  1. Oct 20, 1823 "[Death] At Seatown near Arbroath, Thomas Renny Strachan, Esq. of Tarrie."

  2. Husband of Harriet Strachan née Moyes, entailed his estate in 1812, left in trust to John Rennie-Strachan-Carnegie (q.v.). "JOHN RENNY-STRACHAN-CARNEGIE, Esq. of Tarrie, Angus, second son of the late Sir David Carnegie of Kinnaird, Bart., succeeded to the estates of Tarrie and Seaton, on the demise of the life-renter Mrs. Renny-Strachan, by testamentary deed of gift of Thomas Renny-Strachan, Esq., who died 20th October, 1823, without issue."


T71/866 St David claim nos. 104 (Swamps) and 122 (Norris).

  1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 14, p. 625.

  2. [accessed 12/06/2012]. [accessed 12/06/2012]. David Macgregor Peter, The baronage of Angus and Mearns, comprising the genealogy of three hundred and sixty families ... being a guide to the tourist and heraldic artist (Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1856) pp. 331-332.

Further Information

Harriet Moyes

Associated Claims (2)

£3,326 14s 7d
Beneficiary deceased
£4,641 3s 3d
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Shown as owner through to 1829 but recorded in several sources as dying c. 1823.

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Seaton House, near Arbroath [Built] 
description →
Built c. 1840 by the trustees of Thomas Rennie Strachan and inherited after the death of Strachan's wife Harriet by John Rennie Strachan...

Relationships (3)

Testator → Legatee
Notes →
Thomas Renny Strachan was also the main heir of his brother James...
Deceased Husband → Widow