David Hall

1772 - 1844

Claimant or beneficiary


Born in Barbados, partner in Hall McGarel (q.v.) in London.

  1. Willl of David Hall of Portland Place Middlesex proved 14/09/1844. 'Formerly of [44] Portman Square [sic], then of Botley's Park Surrey then of 10 Park Crescent Middlesex.' [Probate Calendar].

  2. Born Tully (Ireland) c. 1772. Married Margaret Salter, daughter of John Forster Alleyne and Elizabeth Gibbs (Willing) [died 7 May 1823] in Barbados 1811. Partner in Alexander, David and George Hall; David and George Hall; George Hall & Company. Left Barbados 1811, partner in Underwood Hall & Co. of London, West India merchants with Henry Iles Underwood, Charles McGarel and Alexander Hall. The firm continued after Underwood's death as Hall, McGarel & Co.

  3. 'Before his death he seems to have realised all his West Indian property and interests', including Locust Hall, sold in 1843 to William Alleyne Culpeper.


T71/897 Barbados claim no. 2307; T71/898 Barbados claim nos. 3731 (Locust Hall), 3732 and 3733; T71/885 British Guiana claim nos. 314 (Ma Retraite), 555 (Eendragt (Endragt?) and Mon Repos), 714 (Philadelphia) and 750 (Cumings Lodge); T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2405 (Hamburg, Tiger Island).

  1.  PROB 11/2005/48. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (London, Social Affairs Unit, 2012) reference 1844/32. The Portman Square address is erroneous: his London address was 44 Portland Place in the 1838 Boyles Court Directory.

  2. James C. Brandow, Genealogies of Barbados families: from Caribbeana and the Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (1983), p. 270.

  3. Ibid.

Further Information

Margaret Salter Alleyne
Alexander Hall
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (10)

£1 18S 10D
£4,707 4S 11D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£77 13S 7D
£15 10S 8D
£5,612 3S 9D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£17,110 13S 6D
£11,814 9S 10D
£7,300 3S 10D
£856 5S 6D
£22,846 1S 1D

Associated Estates (1)

1810 - 1843 → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
Hall McGarel & Co.
West India merchant  
Name partner
Underwood Hall
West India merchant  

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Father → Son
Notes →
Also business...

Addresses (4)

Botley's Park, Surrey, South-east England, England
44 Portland Place , London, Middlesex, London, England
Park Crescent, Regent's Park, London, Middlesex, London, England
Portman Square, London, Middlesex, London, England