Alexander Symson of Grenada

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Early purchaser with Walter Robertson (q.v.) of land in Tobago that became the Bon Accord estate. Alexander Symson was Speaker of the House of Assembly of Grenada in 1787.

  1. The Bury St Edmunds Suffolk Record Office has a valuation with list of enslaved people of Bon Accord, Grenada (sic) dated 1772. It is not yet clear what the connection, if any, was between Alexander Symson and Suffolk.


CO 101/27/48 letter from Alexander Symson 11/01/1787.

  1. Suffolk County Council, Black and Asian Sources in the Suffolk Record Office, Bury [St Edmunds] 613/13 accessed 13/12/2013.

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
1773 [SY] - 1773 [EY] → Joint owner
1780 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Owner

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