William Whitton

1763 - 27th Jul 1832

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Mary P. Whitton and Wm. Morgan counterclaimed unsuccessfully as executors of Wm. Whitton for a mortgage on Brotherston's estate in St Kitts (claim no. 717). Costs were awarded against them in favour of Archibald Paul (q.v.).

  1. "William Whitton Esquire, of the Parish of Saint Andrew Holborn in the County of Middlesex Widower, and Mary Philippa Alldridge of Reading in the County of Berks Spinster, were married in this Church by Licence on the Eighteenth day of January in the Year One thousand eight hundred and Two. By me John Lake Curate. This marriage was solemnised between us Wm Whitton M.P. Alldridge In the Presence of us Thomas Alldridge Mary Hill."

  2. “On the 27th ult. at Stone-Wall, near Tonbridge, in Kent, William Whitton, Esq. an eminent solicitor.—He was a man of great worth and strict integrity, possessing great ability in his profession, and of unbounded friendship. The poor, his family an friends, have sustained a great loss by this good man’s death. He lived beloved, and will be long lamented by all who knew him.”

  3. Memorial inscription in Chiddingstone churchyard: "Altar within rails with entrance to vault south side - William WHITTON of Stone Wall [near Edenbridge] in the County of Kent died 27 July 1832 in his 69th year also Mary Philippa Whitton his widow died 11 January 1849 in her 83rd year. North side – Caroline Woolmer WINHAM wife of the Rev. Daniel Winham of Tunbridge Wells & niece of the late William Whitton Esq. of Stone Wall died 3 May 1851 aged 34 years. West End: Elizabeth ARUNDELL niece of the late William Whitton of Stone Wall died 1 June 1839 aged 25 years".

Sources

T71/1295 St Kitts claim no. 717 (Brotherston's).

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

  2. The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), 07/08/1832, Issue 9928.

  3. http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MIsChiddingstone/01.htm [accessed 01/05/2013].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mary Philippa Alldridge
Occupation
Lawyer

Associated Claims (1)

£2,566 5S 5D
Beneficiary unsuccessful (Mortgagee)

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife

Addresses (1)

Stonewall, Chiddingstone, Kent, South-east England, England