Alexandrine Hughes

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Claimant or beneficiary


Formerly enslaved woman on Grenada, manumitted by John Cumberland Hughes (q.v.) with whom she had several children.

  1. 'Alexandrine was a Slave of John Cumberland Hughes who manumitted her by Deed 249 dated 10 September 1793 which also freed two of his sons by her, John & William Hughes. Thereafter the couple never married but had four other children, George, Mary (who died young), Frances and another Mary (who survived infancy and died in 1867). John Cumberland Hughes later returned to England where he married Elizabeth Stanley, leaving Alexandrine and her children in Grenada with a house and in the care of his associate, Bridgman Hewitson.'


  1. Email contribution from Ashley Steele 21/07/2017.

Associated Claims (1)

£533 4s 9d

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Legatee → Testator
Notes →
Bridgeman Hewitson left 1/4th of his property in trust for Alexandrine...
Extra-marital relationships