Alexander Campbell

1771 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Of Upper Thames Street and [45] Woburn Place, awarded the compensation for the Beverely and Copse estates in Hanover Jamaica.

  1. In 1851, Alexander Campbell aged 80 barrister not practising born Jamaica was living at Mt Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells with daughters Mary Louisa aged 36, Justina Gertrude 35, Alex Copse [given as Case] aged 29, Rose Linda aged 25 and Sarah aged 18. In 1841, the family had been at 45 Woburn Place, Alexander Campbell aged 65, Mary 22, Justina 20 Agnes 18 and Sarah 8. Death of Alexander Campbell registered at Tonbridge Q1 1858.

  2. Justina Gertrude Campbell (d. 1907), 'one of the five daughters of Alexander Campbell of the West Indies' married in 1855 the artist Alfred Tidey.

  3. When Alexander Copse Campbell died in 1916 he left £31,914 10s 7d.


T71/915 Hanover Nos. 9, 10 & 11. Alexander Campbell, England. B. W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) p. 158 identifies Alexander Campbell the owner of Beverley and Copse as of Upper Thames Street and Woburn Place.

  1. 1841 and 1851 censuses online; England and Wales FreeBMD Death Index 1837-1915.

  2. ODNB online, V. Remington, 'Tidey, Alfred (1808-1892) miniaturer painter'

  3. National Probate Calendar 1916.


Further Information

Married but no further details
Mary Louisa; Justina; Alex Copse; Agnes; Rose; Sarah

Will of Alexander Campbell Esq., of Tonbridge [sic] Wells, who died 03/02/1858 proved by Alexander Copse Campbell the Son as one of two executors, effects under £4000 [National Probate Calendar 1858].

Wealth at death

Associated Claims (5)

£1,349 11S 10D
£164 16S 0D
£6,325 12S 6D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,766 18S 7D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,145 6S 7D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Addresses (3)

Mt Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-east England, England
45 Woburn Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
Upper Thames Street, London, Middlesex, London, England