Alexander Campbell of Schaw Castle

1781 - 1852

Claimant or beneficiary


Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Schaw Castle,

  1. A memorial was reported at Bath Abbey for Alexander Campbell of Schaw Castle died 07/06/1852 aged 71 and to Susanna Campbell widow of Alexander Campbell who died 11/03/1863 aged 81.

  2. The will of Alexander Campbell Major in HM's Service of Bath proved 03/07/1852 is almost certainly that of this man. Although the will makes no reference to Jamaica property, it provided a legacy of £50 for Margaret Roper, daughter of Dr William Roper of Jamaica. The residual heir was David Rae Smith, son of his [the testator's] wife Susanna.


  1.,%206.pdf [accessed 26/12/2016]

  2. PROB 11/2156/33.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Claims (1)

£1,766 18s 7d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1815 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Testator → Legatee
Notes →
David Rae Smith was the residuary heir of his mother's husband Alexander Campbell of Schaw...

Addresses (1)

Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England