Skeffington Robinson

???? - 1867

Claimant or beneficiary


London merchant, brother of William Robinson of Dominica (q.v.), Alexander Robinson (q.v.) and Thomas Robinson of Bengal. The brothers were co-heirs under the will of John Robinson of Dominica (q.v.), and Alexander Robinson claimed the compensation for himself and his surviving brothers in the 1830s, without success.

  1. In 1836, Skeffington, Alexander and Thomas Robinson mortgaged the 12/15th of Rosalie estate with 181 formerly enslaved people to the Crown to secure £1500.

  2. Skeffington Robinson formerly of 5 Canterbury Villas Maida Vale but late of 4 York Road Brighton died at Lee in Kent 28/06/1867 leaving £5.


  1. S.J. and P.O. Hough, The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection at Hamilton College (1994) p. 306.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1867.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£3,488 6s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Legatee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Robinson and Thompson

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

4 York Road, Brighton, Sussex, South-east England, England
5 Canterbury Villas , Maida Vale , London, Middlesex, London, England