Scott, Alexander

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset
1777 news Diamonds stolen from Scott Esq in Poland St / 1 to 5 Poland St ratebooks leaseholder Alexander Scott / SunFire 1789 Alexander Scott of Brewers Green nr Chapel St Westminster insured 1 to 5 Poland St and other properties nearby in Broad St &c / SunFire 1814 execs of Alexander Scott insured same properties / his will PCC 1802 of Suffolk St, St Martin in the Fields mentioned leasehold messuages tenements & premises in Broad St & Poland St.. No-one mentioned in will appears to have been family or a relative. One of the execs was his faithful housekeeper Mrs Maria May widow. Among the legacies were £100 to Rev Weldon Champneys sub dean of St Pauls, 20 gns and a violin, bow and case and printed music to Thomas May and the same to Adam Callendar of New Cavendish St, Portland Place (his will PCC 1816), and 10gns and 100 political pamphlets to George Spreckley of Vauxhall. It seems unlikely that he was unaware that his tenant for 1 Poland St was running a brothel (see Walpole, Eliza)