Fletcher Wilson

1788 - 13th Jul 1861

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Stephen Wilson (1761-1814) and Jane, nee Mason. Cousin of Melvil Wilson (q.v.) and Ambrose Moore (q.v.). Married Ann, daughter of John Morley of Walthamstow in 1820, at St Mary's, Walthamstow. The couple had one son Arthur Morley Wilson (1823-1847), educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and who was killed following a horse-drawn carriage accident. In 1830 Fletcher Morley was appointed Danish Consul General in London. In 1851 was living at 9 Grafton St., Hanover Sq., London with his wife and two sisters.

Partner in Thomas Wilson and Co., one of the '3Ws' collapsing in 1847-8?

  1. Fletcher Wilson formerly of Pall Mall but lately of 38 Grove End Road St John Wood died 13/07/1861, will proved by sister Susanna spinster, residuary legatee: effects under £20000.

Sources

Fletcher Wilson 1788-1861, http://www.natgould.org/fletcher_wilson_1788-1861 [accessed 23/7/2015].

'The recent melancholy accident at Woodham Walter', Essex Standard, 13/8/1847.

  1. National Probate Calendar 1861.

We are grateful to Bill Norton for his help with this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Ann Morley
Children
Arthur Morley Wilson
Wealth at death
£20,000
Religion
Presbyterian

Associated Claims (1)

£2,810 13S 3D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Railway Investment
Norfolk Extension [1846387]  
£3500 

Addresses (2)

6 Wanford Court, London, Middlesex, London, England
9 Grafton Street, London, Middlesex, London, England