Mungo Nutter Campbell

1785 - 26th Jul 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


West India merchant and slave-owner of Glasgow. Son of Alexander Campbell of Dallingburn, Collector of Customs at Port Glasgow (a cousin of John Campbell senior) and Elizabeth Campbell, John Campbell senior's sister. Married (1) Helen, daughter of John Campbell senior, his uncle and partner and (2) Amelia MacLachlan. Died at Ballimore, Argyll, 26/07/1862. Purchased Belvidere House near Glasgow in 1813 and sold it c. 1820.


T71/887 British Guiana claim nos. 2281B, 2317A&B (Endeavour), 2318 (Enterprise), 2341 (Annandale), 2348, 2441 (Johanna) and 2454 (Perth); John Guthrie Smith and John Oswald Mitchell, The old country houses of the old Glasgow gentry (2nd edn., Glasgow, James MacLehose & Sons, 1878) LXXXIII Possil; National Probate Calendar 1863.

Further Information

(1) Helen Campbell, daughter of John Campbell sen. (2) Amelia MacLachlan

Associated Claims (10)

£4,641 10s 4d
£13,332 0s 4d
£10,895 18s 1d
£10,199 11s 0d
£1,061 12s 7d
£6,350 17s 0d
£6,158 10s 1d
£15,795 16s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant
£6,030 14s 1d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,727 4s 0d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (4)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1834 [EA] - → Trustee
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Other partner
John Campbell sen.
West India merchant  
Campbells, Fraser
West India merchant  

Cultural (1)

Portait of Mungo Nutter Campbell, by Henry Raeburn. The Mitchell Library has a photograph of the painting, the original of which appears to be in a private... 
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Physical (2)

18thC Sundial at Ormidale House 
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18thC sundial inscribed with 'MNC 1830' for Mungo Nutter Campbell. 'This sundial stands on a grassy terrace at the S angle of the sunken garden of Ormidale House, a small mansion of early...
Country house
Ballimore House [Built] 
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Country house designed by David Hamilton for Mungo Nutter Campbell c....

Political (1)

Local Government
office →
Lord Provost
1824 - 1826

Relationships (1)

Business partners

Addresses (2)

Ballimore House, Loch Fyne, Argyll, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Belvidere House, Glasgow (near), Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland