Sir Alexander Walrond, Knt.

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Sir Alexander Walrond, Knt., son of Henry Walrond, Esq., was born about 1654 being age 17 when he matriculated in 1671. He died before 7 May 1677, when his will was proved.1

Alexander married Mary Cornelius, daughter of James Cornelius.2

He was Knighted by King Charles II, at Whitehall, 20 June 1672.3

Alexander left a will dated 11 April 1677, and proved at London, 7 May 1677. In it, he noted:
to be embalmed and sent to Barbados and be buried with his mother in St. Philip's churchyard, his wife to ask leave of the vestry
son, Alexander
daughter, Cornelia Walrond
two brothers, Henry and Edward
to his son and daughter his three negros Coffee, Oliver, and Cromwell
sister Elizabeth Walrond
a diamond ring to his sister Jane Walrond
executor, his father Henry Walrond

In a codicil, 13 April 1677, he wrote, "If I cannot conveniently be buried at Barbadoes then to be carried to Temple Church. Mr Thomas Henchman Executor for this purpose."4


Mary Cornelius d. aft. 30 Sep 1703
  • Alexander Walrond5 b. 21 Nov 1676
  • Cornelia Walrond+2 b. bef. 11 Apr 1677, d. bef. 29 Nov 1751
This person was last edited on12 Jul 2023


  1. [S949], England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 (on-line database & images), Alexandri Walrond, 1677, Original data: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Series PROB 11, Kew, England: The National Archives, further cited as PCC Wills & Probate.
  2. [S410] Joanne McRee Sanders, compiler, Barbados Records: Wills and Administrations (3 vols., Houston, Texas: Sanders Historical Publications, 1979-1981), 3:353, further cited as Sanders, Barbados Wills.
  3. [S2668] Wm. A. Shaw, The Knights of England: A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of Knights Bachelors (Two vols., London: Sherratt and Hughs, 1906), 2:247, further cited as Shaw, Knights of England.
  4. [S2660] Vere Langford Oliver, The History of the Island of Antigua, One of the Leeward Caribbees in the West Indies, From the First Settlement in 1635 to the Present Time (Three vols., London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1894-1899), 3:178, further cited as Oliver, History of Antigua.
  5. [S415] Joanne McRee Sanders, compiler, Barbados Records: Baptisms, 1637-1800 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984), 455, further cited as Barbados Baptisms.