Allan MacDonald

???? - 1849


Partner in the London merchant firm of Fullarton M'Donald (q.v.) and slave-owner in British Guiana. He appeared as a claimant in three large claims for the enslaved people on the Everton, Providence and Lonsdale estates in British Guiana alongside his partner Gavin Fullarton, but was not named as an awardee.

  1. Adminstration of his estate (including a 1/4 share in the Meten Meerzorg plantation) in British Guiana 1850, when he was described as 'having in his lifetime resided in this colony and having departed this life at Dudingstone [Duddingston] Loch near Edinburgh in Scotland'.


T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 186; British Guiana claims nos. 156, 288 and 375.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 21086, 16/04/1850, p. 1106.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Allan M'Donald

Associated Claims (6)

£161 10s 0d
£10,129 17s 6d
Other association
£9,609 19s 5d
Other association
£20,852 13s 2d
Other association
£21,011 2s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant
£4,837 13s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant

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
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Fullarton M'Donald
West India merchant  

Relationships (1)

Business partners

Addresses (1)

Duddingston Loch, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland