William Worthington Wilkes

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Slave-owner on Nevis, a witness appearing for the defence in the trial of Edward Huggins senior for cruelty in 1810.

  1. Member of the Nevis Legislative Council

  2. Assistant Justice of His Majesty’s Court of King’s Bench and Common Pleas, of the Island of Nevis.


Fifth Report of Directors of the African Institution (London, 1811) p. 71.

  1. Enclosure No. 11 (Pg. 37), Copy of a letter from Governor Elliot to the Earl of Liverpool; dated Antigua, 25th November 1810: with 14 enclosures; Papers Relating to the west Indies, Miscellaneous Accounts and Papers, Session 1 November to 24 July 1810 to 1811, Vol. XI

  2. Enclosure 3. (pg. 20), Letter from J Colquhoun, Colonial Agent for Nevis, to Henry Goulburn Esq. 28 April 1818; Papers Relating to the Treatment of Slaves in the Colonies, Printed by the House of Commons 30 April 1818. Miscellaneous Paper:Ionian Islands; Slaves in the Colonies, Session 27 January to 10 June 1818, VOL.XVII

Associated Estates (3)

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] - 1822 [LA] → Joint owner
1825 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Joint owner