William Augustus Dickson

1786 - 1842


  1. William Augustus Dickson (1786-1842) was the son of William Dickson of Lasswade near Edinburgh, a brewer and distiller, and went to Jamaica to join his cousin Richard Dickson of Lucea in 1807. He retained property at Lasswade, which is mentioned in his will (dated 01/07/1839; proved 05/04/1842) and left to his son William Brown Dickson. The 1841 Census for Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, shows William Dickson, "Head Merchant," age 50, Ann Dickson, age 40, four younger Dicksons (presumably their children), Mary Brown, "Ind", 80, and four servants.William Augustus Dickson died in Lucea, Hanover, in 1842.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance in compiling this entry.


  1. The descendants of Richard James http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/J/JamesRichard2.htm [accessed 30/12/2010].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
William A. Dickson

Associated Claims (4)

£3,124 6s 3d
Other association
£104 13s 10d
£378 4s 9d
£248 3s 3d

Associated Estates (4)

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
1821 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Executor
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (7)

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Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Uncle → Niece
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William Augustus Dickson was married to Ann Robina Brown, the aunt of Anna Mary...
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Daughter → Father
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Reputed relationship; see entry for Alison H....
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Addresses (1)

Lasswade, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland