Duncan Campbell of Alfred Place, Bedford Square

1774 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Duncan Campbell of St Martin in the Fields (q.v.), nephew of Duncan Campbell of Bedford Square (q.v.) and brother of John Campbell of Budleigh Salterton and Dugald Campbell (each of whom q.v.). Partner with his uncle Duncan Campbell of Bedford Square and Alexander Baillie, and then after his uncle's death partner in Campbell, Harper and Baillie. The latter firm failed in 1819.

  1. Duncan Campbell of Alfred Place, Bedford Square appears to have been detained in the Fleet prison in May 1827; in 1829 the cause of Campbell v Raynsford was reported in which he seemed to have engineered his own release and to have appeared unexpectedly before the Chancery Court.

  2. Probably the Duncan Campbell aged 76 living in 1851 at Adpar, Cardiganshire 'Fundholder and colonial land' born Middlesex, with his (second) wife Elizabeth aged 37 and a daughter aged 2. This man died 22/04/1858 leaving £4000.

  3. In the will of William Campbell made in 1844 when he was of [Middlesex Place New Road] St Marylebone, proved in Madras in 1845 and in London 09/07/1846, he said that in 1842 he had purchased an estate in Hanover from Samuel Barrett Hylton as trustee for his father Duncan Campbell, to whom he left the estate.


London Gazette 17506 14/08/1819 p. 1467; the will of Dugald Campbell of Saltspring, parish of Hanover, Jamaica, now residing at Thomas's Hotel Berkeley Square was proved 07/01/1818, PROB 11/1600/47.

  1. Morning Journal, 30/06/1829.

  2. 1851 census online; National Probate Calendar 1858.

  3. PROB 11/2038/307.

Further Information

(1) Harriet Mylne (2) Elizabeth
Wealth at death
West India merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£4,009 2s 3d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Campbell, Harper & Baillie
West India merchant  

Relationships (15)

Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather
Nephew → Uncle
Son → Mother
Brother → Sister
Brother → Sister
Brother → Sister
Uncle → Niece
Uncle → Niece
Uncle → Niece
Uncle → Nephew
Step-son → Step-mother
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Adpar, Cardiganshire, Mid-Wales, Wales
Alfred Place, Bedford Square, London, Middlesex, London, England