William Woodrooffe

1795 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded the compensation with John Bloxam Elin (q.v.), apparently as trustees for the McCaw family, for the enslaved people on Mosley or Mosely Hall in St Ann Jamaica, and awarded the compensation with John Wyatt Crane for the enslaved people on Dove Cote Park in St John Jamaica, again as trustees, for Ellen Peak Burrows.

  1. Almost certainly the William Woodrooffe of Lincolns Inn whose partnership with Henry Lewin as Attorneys at Law was dissolved 31/08/1840 and whose will was proved 22/12/1857. William Woodrooffe of St Pancras posted a marriage bond with Clariana Isabella Tindal 20/09/1819. He was buried at All Souls Kensal Green 15/12/1857 aged 62. He had been one of the Commissioners appointed in 1849 to review the division of densley-populated parishes into new eccesiastical units.

Sources

T71/882 St Ann no. 226; T71/854 St John no. 1.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 19894, 18/09/1840, p. 2099; PROB 11/2262; London and Surrey Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1597-1921; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; London Gazette, Issue 20965, 06/04/1849, p. 1115.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
William Woodroofe
Spouse
Clariana Isabella Tindal
Occupation
Attorney

Associated Claims (2)

£401 5S 1D
Awardee (Trustee)
£777 0S 2D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (1)

New Square, Lincolns Inn, City of London, Middlesex, London, England