Alexander Burt

???? - 1818


Slave-owner in Jamaica, dying in Scotland c. 1818. Alexander Burt was shown as the co-owner with Alexander Heron of an estate named Alexandria in Hanover which was under trusteeship in 1802-1803.

  1. Will of Alexander Burt of Cleish, KInrosshire [late of Jamaica] [made in 1816] proved 28/12/1818. In the will he left to 'a certain mulatto man named William Burt of Jamaica' whom he had previously manumitted £100 sterling and an enslaved man named James; and to a certain mulatto woman named Elsey of Jamaica £20 sterling. He left to 'these two mulattoes' his settlement known by the name of Prospect Hill in Westmorland. He left monetary legacies totalling £850 to relatives. His residuary legatee was his nephew David Walker.


  1. PROB 11/1611/345. In the attestation he was given as late of Easter Brackley in Kinrosshire.

Associated Estates (1)

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
1799 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Joint owner

The estate was under trusteeship in 1802-1803.

Addresses (1)

Easter Brackley, Cleish, Kinross-shire, North-East Scotland, Scotland