William Crooke

1749 - 1817


Slave-owner on St Kitts. His relationship with William Crooke of St Vincent (q.v.), who died before 1792, has not yet been identified.

  1. Will of William Crooke [late of the island of St Christopher in the West Indies but now of Nottingham Place in the parish] of St Marylebone (made in 1805) proved 20/03/1817. Successive administrations were granted in 1818 and 1827, the last one to John Stewart Wood the representative of Patrick Woodley Henville. In the will he left parcels of land he had inherited from his uncle Henry Bennett at Sandy Point to his sister Parker Franken wife of Parker Bennett Franken [sic] and to his nephew William Crooke Wood; he left £5000 in trust for his sister Parker Franken if she survived him, and £1000 each (some in trust, others direct at 21) to 10 named nephews and nieces, including Ann Henville.

  2. Burial of William Crooke of Nottingham Place at St Marylebone 15/03/1817 aged 68.


  1. PROB 11/1590/339.

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner

Crooke is listed as being deceased in the Slave Registers between 1817 and 1828, and then his estate is shown as having sold the enslaved people in the 1831 Slave Register.

Relationships (1)

Testator → Executor
Notes →
Kortright was executor and trustee of the will of William Crooke (made in 1805, proved 20/03/1817, PROB 11/1590/339) but died leaving the will...

Addresses (1)

Nottingham Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
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Shown as of Nottingham Place at the time of making his will in 1805 and on death in 1817.