Alexander Stevenson

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Appears in a list of inhabitants of St John, Barbados, 1774 as owning 225 enslaved. (No estate name is given, but inferred by LBS to have been Pool, which had been sold by the executors of Thomas Stevenson to his son Alexander in 1765). The 'first Barbados born student to matriculate' at the University of Glasgow, in 1745.


Barbados Department of Archives. RB9/3/5. Return of persons in Saint John 1774. Note that the original list is partly torn: not all the numbers are visible and much of the handwriting is illegible or smudged; [accessed 23/07/2018].

Further Information

Glasgow [1745 ]

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
1765 [EA] - 1765 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Son → Father
Notes →
Inferred by LBS to have been the Alexander Stevenson appearing as his son in the will of Thomas Stevenson proved in...