Herbert Palmer Cox

1748 - 1824


Biography

Partner, brother-in-law and cousin of Charles Alexander (q.v.). He was resident on St Vincent, but no estate has yet been identified with him. He owned 14 enslaved people in 1817 and 12 in 1822 (when the Slave Register showed he had purchased Frank a labourer aged 14 from John Dalzell).


Sources

T71/493 p. 620, and T71/493 p. 393, both under Herbert P. Cox.


Further Information

Absentee?
West Indian?
Spouse
Married but no further details

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Alexander, Colcraft and Cox
West India merchant?  
 

Relationships (5)

Business partners
Notes →
The two men were also 'cousins', according to the will of Charles Alexander: they were certainly...
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Son