William Alexander of St Lucia

No Dates

Previous owner (non-claimant)


Major slave-owner on St Lucia. His widow appears to have been Elizabeth Motet Alexander. His will dated 1802 was subject to contestation by his daughters at the time of compensation.

  1. 'Wm Alexander having by his last will and testament the 14th July 1802 contrary to the existing law of this colony benefitted his sons to the prejudice of his daughters...'


  1. T71/1245: counterclaim by Robertina Alexander dated 28/08/1834.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£2,053 12s 2d
Other association

Associated Estates (2)

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
1815 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Previous owner
1818 [EA] - 1818 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Deceased Husband → Widow
Father → Son