Alexander Macrae

???? - 1860

Claimant or beneficiary


A resident planter, nephew of Colin Macrae (q.v.), and author of A Manual of Plantership in British Guiana (1856), dying at Southampton in 1860.  

  1. He registered enslaved people in 1834, and in 1845 was described as the attorney of the partners in John Campbell Senior & Co.

  2. The Alexander C. Macrae in the 1881 census aged 64, born Demerara 'Physician Edinboro', living at 119 Westbourne  [Road?] with his wife Louisa (born in Calcutta) was the son of Colin Macrae (q.v.) and the cousin of Alexander MacRae of this entry.  


T71/886 British Guiana claim nos. 1162, 1165 and 1171. T71/887 British Guiana claim nos. 2163 and 2317A&B (Endeavour); David Alston, Slaves & Highlanders a href=""> [accessed 26/07/2015]; David Dobson, Scots in Latin America which gives death at Southampton 31/05/1860.

  1., Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database on-line], British Guiana, 1834. London Gazette, Issue 20513, 30/09/1845, p. 2972.

  2. 1881 census online.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Claims (5)

£613 8s 2d
£171 4s 0d
£664 13s 3d
£161 10s 0d
£13,332 0s 4d

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Uncle
First Cousins
Nephew → Uncle