David Alexander Maitland
Profile & Legacies Summary
29th May 1807 - 17th Jul 1846
Claimant or beneficiary
Co-awardee (with Alexander Gordon (q.v.)) for a part-share in the compensation for 180 enslaved in Dominica, as a trustee. Tentative identification as David Alexander Maitland of Barcaple, son of David Maitland and Grace Gordon, who died in Ceylon in 1846.
- Birth of David Alexander Maitland 29/05/1807 in London, parents David Maitland and Grace Gordon (who married in Scotland 16/05/1804). Monumental inscription at Tongland Kirkyard, Kirkcudbright, Scotland: "Grace Gordon, relict of David Maitland Esq., died at Luddington, Surrey, 29th November 1847, aged 82 years. David Alexander Maitland Esq., of Barcaple, their only son, died at Colombo, Ceylon, the 19th of July 1846, in the 40th year of his age." Death 17/07/1846: "At Colombo, Ceylon, on the 19th July, from an enlargement of the heart, David Alexander Maitland, Esq., of Barcaple."
Associated Claims (1)
East India merchant
Died in Ceylon in 1846 though no details are known about his activities...
Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England