Profile & Legacies Summary
Claimant or beneficiary
William Beckford, the author of Vathek, and son of Alderman William Beckford.
- Beckford's daughter Susan (d. 1859) married Sir Alexander Douglas-Hamilton 10th Duke of Hamilton (1767-1852).
- William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (London, Social Affairs Unit, 2012) reference 1854/32; the 10th Duke left £126,704. 1863/73 for Hamilton, 11th Duke of (the son of the 10th Duke and Susan Beckford) 'Landowner and mineral owner', who left £419,980.
Associated Claims (4)
Vathek, an Arabian... 1834