Sir Alexander Hamilton

???? - 1809


Slave-owner on Grenada and land-owner in Devon. Under his will proved 09/08/1809 'of The Retreat, Topsham Devon' he left his property in England and Grenada to his nephew Alexander Hamilton Kelso (q.v. under Alexander Hamilton Hamilton).

Sir Alexander Hamilton of the Retreat was buried at Topsham 23/06/1809.


PROB 11/1502/703., Devon Burials [online database with images].

Further Information


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
- 1809 [EY] → Owner

Inferred to be part of the unspecified property on Grenada left by Sir Alexander Hamilton in his will proved in 1809.

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Sir Alex Walk 
description →
Apparently Sir Alex Walk in Topsham was named after him,...

Political (1)

Local Government
office →
High Sheriff
1786 - 1786

Relationships (3)

Uncle → Nephew
Other relatives
Notes →
Andrew Loughnan married Mary Ann, Sir Alexander Hamilton's...

Addresses (1)

The Retreat, Topsham, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England