Dewar, David Albemarle Bertie, 1794-1859

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Dewar, David Albemarle Bertie, 1794-1859

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DEWAR, DAVID ALBEMARLE BERTIE, brother of George Edward Matthew Dewar (qv); b. 3 Jul 1794; adm. 7 Apr 1802 (Clapham); left 1802; went to Harrow Sch.; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 9 Jul 1812, fellow commoner 7 Nov 1812, matr. 1812; of Doles Hall, Andover, Hampshire; m. 12 May 1821 Ann Louisa, eldest dau. of Richard Magenis MP [perhaps OW, qv], Grosvenor Place, London, Lieut. -Col. Fermanagh Militia; d. 25 Nov 1859.


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Awarded the compensation (£2118 5s 3d for 123 enslaved people) for Dewars in St Kitts (probably as owner-in-fee) and counterclaimed apparently unsuccessfully under other awards in St Kitts as trustee of the marriage settlement of the late Thos. Maitland and his wife Jane.

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GB 2014

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archive Assistant, September 2020




Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL:

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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