John Cruikshank

1766 - 29th Jul 1810


Biography

Son of Donald Cruickshank (1716-1797) of Gorton in Strathspey. These three brothers were also investors in plantations in St Vincent. Married Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of Peter Gurley Jr of Peter's Hope in St Vincent. They had one child, Alexander Cruickshank Jr of Keithock (q.v.).

He was allotted Langley Park in St Vincent with 600 acres in 1804 as a veteran of the 'Brigands War', the war against the remaining Caribs.

Sources

Email from Colin Cornes, 09/09/2014.

We are grateful to Colin Cornes for his assistance with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Spouse
Eilzabeth Jane Gurley
Children
Alexander (1800-1855)
Occupation
Planter

Associated Estates (1)

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] - 1817 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Brothers
Brothers
Uncle → Nephew
Brothers