Patrick Craufurd Bruce

1748 - 1820


Biography

MP and London merchant and banker, making his fortune in India, but with James Law the recipient of a £15,000 Exchequer Loan in 1797 as part of the programme of support for the 'planters and merchants' of Grenada and St Vincent. In his will he indicated that his property could have been worth £230,000.

Sources

https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1790-1820/member/bruce-patrick-craufurd-1748-1820 [accessed 15/09/2018]; will of Patrick Craufurd Bruce of Glenelg Inverness-shire proved 19/04/1820, PROB 11/1627/350; Museum of London in Docklands, Grenada Loans, 679 4 9 Loan No. 75b.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Relationships (1)

Business partners

Addresses (2)

Glenelg, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Islands, Scotland
Upper Grosvenor Street, London, Middlesex, London, England