Robert Dall

1788 - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


Robert Dall, owner of Cedar Valley, St George, Jamaica.

  1. Robert Dall married Jane Pitcairn in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, 27/11/1809.

  2. Described as "of Cedar Valley, Jamaica, now resident in Edinburgh" in 1833 when he declined to be the executor of James Knowles Esq. of Kirkville.

  3. Memorial window in St Michael's Kirk, Edinburgh: "To the Glory of God - In beloved memory of William Pitcairn, Esq., of Burnhead, Dundee, died 1831, aged 68 years; Robert Dall, Esq., of Cedar Valley, Jamaica, died in Edinburgh, 1850, aged 62 years, and his wife Jane Pitcairn, died 1842, aged 51 years. Gifted in 1886 by David A Carnegie M.D."

  4. Inventory of Robert Dall of Cedar Valley in Jamaica then of Leith Walk thereafter in Saint James Square of Edinburgh registered 18/12/1852.


T71/869 St George claim no. 206 (Cedar Valley).

  1. batch no. M11282-4.

  2. Midlothian Testaments part 13, transcribed at [accessed 13/07/2012].

  3. [accessed 13/07/2012].

  4. Edinburgh Sheriff Court Inventories SC70/1/77.

We are grateful for the assistance of Hamish Johnston in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Jane Pitcairn

Associated Claims (1)

£1,809 5s 0d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1815 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Addresses (2)

15 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
2 Atholl Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland