Hon. Andrew Houstoun

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Brother of Robert Houstoun (q.v.) and thus by inference son of Andrew Houstoun of Jordanhill (q.v.). Large-scale attorney for in Grenada, and himself a slave-owner there, the owner of two estates in the late 1820s.

  1. Will of Hon. Andrew Houstoun member of HM Council of Grenada [made in 1828 with a codicil of 1829] proved 08/03/1833. He left £1000 each to his three sisters Elizabeth Rea [sic], Isabella and Helen or such of them who remained unmarried; and £1000 each to his nieces Margaret Wallace Houstoun and Elizabeth Isabella Houstoun. He left £3000 each to his five natural children with Marie Victoire Goulard or Gourlard, and £5000 to their natural son Andrew. He placed the rest of his property in trust (except for his house in Heriot Row Edinburgh, which he said he intended to dispose separately by a deed in Scotland)

Sources

T71/267 pp. 77-80.

  1. PROB 11/1813/74

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?

Associated Claims (2)

£5,383 18S 11D
Beneficiary deceased
£4,967 13S 7D
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (19)

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
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Agent
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Other
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Not known
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Not known
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Not known

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Notes →
Inferred from the will of Hon. Andrew Houston, who identified his brother as Robert Houstoun a colonel in the HEIC, and his sisters as Elizabeth Rea [sic], Isabella and...
Nephew → Uncle
Brothers
First Cousins
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Heriot Row, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Central Scotland, Scotland