George Barclay

???? - 1756


Biography

London West India merchant, partner in Barclay and Fuller with Thomas Fuller of London (q.v.). According to Douglas Hamilton he had spent an earlier period in Jamaica where he was joined by his brother James Barclay (q.v.).

  1. Will of George Barclay merchant of he City of London proved 12/06/1756. A marriage had been consummated between him and Mrs Mary Richards, and he left her an annuity of £100 p.a. He left his lands at Cairnglass and Invernorth to any children under entail, with remainder to his brother James then in Jamaica. He left £200 to his cousin Alexander Barclay son of his uncle the late Rev. Alexander Barclay. His residuary heirs were his siblings, two of his sisters being married into the Gordon family. His executors included his brother James Barclay, William and Richard Beckford, Aldermen, and his partner in trade Thomas Fuller.

Sources

Douglas Hamilton, Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic world, 1750–1820

  1. PROB 11/823/152.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mrs Mary Richards

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Barclay and Fuller
West India merchant  
 

Relationships (4)

Brothers
Business partners
Testator → Executor
Testator → Executor