Sophia St John Hamilton Alderson

1783 - 1856

Claimant or beneficiary


Claimant of the compensation as legatee and appointee of Lady Mary Walker for the enslaved people on the Success estate in St James, the compensation for which was paid into a Chancery suit.

  1. Daughter and residuary heiress of Lady Mary Walker, otherwise Hamilton: her father was probably George Robert Hamilton of Jamaica. Burial of Sophia St John Alderson aged 73 of Regent Place, Regents Square at All Souls Kensal Green 10/05/1856


  1. Margaret Campbell Walter Wicks, The Italian Exiles in London 1816-1848 pp. 296-299;, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sophia St John Ham. Alderson
John Shepherd Alderson

Associated Claims (1)

£2,122 7s 4d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1821 [SY] - → Legatee

Relationships (2)

Natural Daughter → Father
Natural Daughter → Mother

Addresses (2)

12 Upper Cuming Street, Pentonville, London, Middlesex, London, England
Regent Place, London, Middlesex, London, England