Losack, Richard Hawkshaw, ca. 1732-1813

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Losack, Richard Hawkshaw, ca. 1732-1813

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ca. 1732-1813


LOSACK, RICHARD HAWKSHAW, son of James Losack, Speaker, member of Council and Judge of Vice-Admiralty Court, St. Kitts, West Indies, and Mary, dau. of Richard Hawkshaw, St. Kitts, West Indies, merchant; b.; adm. (aged 12) Oct 1744 (Hawkins'); adm. Middle Temple 5 Nov 1756; Chief Justice of St. Kitts (occurs 1769); Lieutenant-Gov., Leeward Islands (occurs 1769-1783); m. 17 Mar 1753 Christiana Maclure, St. Anne, Soho, Westminster; d. 2 Nov 1813.


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Estate owner in St Kitts. Legacies of British Slave-ownership database provides no specific evidence for the owning of enslaved people.

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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: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146647565

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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