Alexander Simpson

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident local planter, awarded compensation with co-owner William Shand of Liverpool (q.v.) for the Ogle and Montrose plantations in British Guiana, where in addition he was joint sequestrator on another large estate and probably the Alexander Simpson who was co-curator of D.T. Malloney on two further awards there.

  1. Died c.1837, when William Shand was his executor. Referred to by Da Costa as an indebted local planter on Montrose.


T71/885 British Guiana nos. 547 (Ogle) and 553 (Montrose); T71/885 no. 552 (sequestrator); T71/885 British Guiana no. 544 and T71/886 British Guiana no. 1333 for claims as co-curator of D.T. Malloney.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 19562, 24/11/1837, p. 3099 (notice to creditors); Emilia Viotti da Costa, Crowns of glory, tears of blood: the Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823 (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1994) p. 204.

Associated Claims (6)

£13,634 11s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant
£13,075 11s 8d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£14,154 6s 5d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£131 8s 1d
Awardee (Administrator)
£10,354 19s 9d
Awardee (Judgement creditor)
Awarded as curator
£14,638 18s 6d
Awardee (Sequestrator)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner