Andrew Ranken

10th Feb 1785 - 1851


Biography

West India Merchant of Glasgow.

  1. Born on the 10th of February 1785.

  2. Married to Hannah Smith, daughter of John Smith of Craigend, member of the firm of Leitch and Smith.

  3. Listed as a partner of Leitch and Smith in 1823 alongside John Guthrie, John Ryburn, James Smith, James Smith jun, and Archibald Smith

We are grateful to Morag Fyfe for help compiling this entry.


Sources

  1. Parish: Largs; ED: 9; Page: 23; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1851_135; Year: 1851,

  2. http://www.stamplink.com/genealogy/nepearce/b922.htm (accessed 09/12/2015)

  3. London Gazette 17999 7/12/1824 p. 217


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
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Not known

Millennium Hall was shown against Leitch & Smith for 1810-11 (Jamaica Almanacs 1811 and 1812). The Glasgow merchant firm had a branch in Kingston Jamaica.


Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Partner
Leitch and Smith
West India merchant  
 
notes →
1. Listed as a partner of Leitch and Smith in 1823 alongside John Guthrie, John Ryburn, James Smith, James Smith jun, and Archibald...

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Business partners
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