Alexander McCallum

???? - 1824


Biography

Resident slave-owner on Jamaica. Died c. 1824.

  1. Will of Alexander McCallum of Hanover proved 11/09/1824. He left his wife Margaret an annuity of £500 p.a. or £250 currency p.a, if she remarried. He left each of his two daughters Margaret Isabella and Alexandrine £10,000. In a codicil of 1820 he noted the death of Alexandrine and diverted her legacy and share of his residuary estate to the child with whom his wife was then pregnant. His daughter Margaret McCallum (1818-82) married George Webster of Forfar, Writer of the Signet (1800-82): their daughter Flora Annie Steel was a traveller and writer in India.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1690/139; Ralph Crane and Anna Johnston, 'Flora Annie Steel in the Punjab', in Writing, Travel and Empire: Colonial Narratives of Other Cultures edited by Peter Hulme, Russell McDougall (2007).

Further Information

Spouse
Margaret
Children
Margaret Isabella; Alexandrine; possibly one other

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
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner
1829 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Brothers
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