Robert Bogle senior

???? - 1777


Biography

London merchant, partner with Robert Bogle junior and William Scott: the firm failed in 1772.

  1. Administration of the will of Robert Bogle senior merchant of Grenada West Indies bachelor granted 12/12/1777 to William Gemmell (q.v.) and Robert Gemmell, the trustees and (according to the grant of administration) residuary legatees, no executors having been named. Under the will, Robert Bogle senior (who described himself as 'merchant in London') left his estate 'except my share in a soap manufactory in Glasgow' in trust with half to the benefit of his eldest sister Agnes Anderson wife of James Anderson merchant in Glasgow and then to her son William Anderson, and half to the benefit of his youngest sister Rebecca Bogle.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1037/180.

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Occupation
Merchant

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
1766 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Joint owner

Deed between John Cross, Robert Bogle, and John Baird, all of Glasgow, and Charlton Palmer, and James Oswald, of London, 1768-09-03, in the Archives at Yale, Beinecke Library GEN MS 1412, https://archives.yale.edu/repositories/11/archival_objects/2192368 [accessed 27/04/2020]. A summary in Caribbeana III shows it have to have been Montreuil and Robert Bogle as Robert Bogle senior..


Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Founder Subscriber
Lloyd's of London
Insurance  
 
notes →
One of 79 founder subscribers to New Lloyd's in...

Relationships (3)

Testator → Trustee
Notes →
Gemmell and his brother Robert were also residuary...
Business partners
Business associates