Alexander Robinson

1785 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident in Dominica, dying there in 1839. Executor of John McCorry and accused of appropriating the Antrim Valley estate (for which he was awarded compensation) at the expense of the heiress in Ireland, and probably the same man as the Alexander Robinson who counterclaimed unsuccessfully with his brothers as legatees on the Rosalie estate on Dominica, as well as the same man who counterclaimed on Spring Garden in Tobago.

  1. [Death] Sept. 4 [1839] At Dominica aged 54, the Hon Alexander Robinson, member of Her Majesty's Council of that Island.


T71/881 Dominica claim no. 285 (Antrim Valley).

  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 166 (1839) p. 667.

Associated Claims (2)

£904 18s 0d
£3,488 6s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Legatee)

Associated Estates (4)

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Shown as joint owner in the Slave Registers. He and four brothers were legatees under his uncle John Robinson's will, in which capacity he claimed the slave compensation in the 1830s.

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Uncle