Alexander Scott Broomfield

1799 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Alexander Scott Broomfield of Dublin, awarded the compensation for the Belair estate in Trinidad. His path to ownership is unclear, but conceivably through his wife.

  1. Alexander Scott Broomfield exchanged with a half-pay lieutenant in the 58th Regiment of Foot in November 1822. He was party to a suit, Broomfield v. Campbell in 1835, arising from his marriage settlement with Sarah Campbell, and concerning the sum to be paid to his only surviving daughter Barbara Broomfield.

  2.  Alexander Scott Broomfield of Hollywood, in the county of Wicklow, and Rossanure, in the county of Clare, died at Torquay [Devon] in the 48th year of his age, March 1846. Death of Alexander Scott Broomfield registered Q1 1847 Newton Abbott Devonshire. Barbara Campbell Broomfield of 8 York Terrace, daughter of Alexander Scott Broomfield, married Evelyn H. F. Pocklington at Leamington Priors 09/08/1847.



T71/894 Trinidad claim no. 1919.

  1. Edinburgh Gazette, Issue 3078, December 3rd-6th 1822; Decision of the Court of Session from November 1825 to[20 July 1841], XI Alexander S. Broomfield v. Colin Campbell.

  2. Times 25/03/1846 p. 9; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; Warwickshire, England Marriages and Banns 1754-1910.

Family Search IGI shows an A. Scott Bloomfield [sic] born about 1800 Hollywood, Wicklow and marrying at Maryport, Cumberland about 1823, but this appears to be a confused entry with no references. IGI shows separately and with full source references Alexander Scott Broomfield marrying Sarah Campbell, daughter of Alexander Campbell, at Edinburgh 09/09/1822.

Further Information

Sarah Campbell
Barbara Campbell

Associated Claims (1)

£2,410 12s 0d

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
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Addresses (3)

Torquay, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England
Hollywood, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Rossanure, Co. Clare, Ireland