Martin Williams senior

1723 - 1786


Biography

Owner of Old Hope in Westmoreland and Seven Rivers and Anchovy Bottom estates in St James, Jamaica.

  1. Will of Martin Williams [late residing at Westmoreland Jamaica but now] of London proved 03/05/1786. He left all his estate in trust for his wife and children.

  2. In 1759, Martin Williams offered Thomas Thistlewood a position at Moreland estate, owned by his brother George.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1141/25.

  2. Trevor Burnard, Mastery, Tyranny and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and his Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World (Chapel Hill, 2004) p. 47.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Elizabeth Barrett Waite
Children
Martin;

Associated Estates (5)

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
1774 [EA] - 1780 [LA] → Owner
1795 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Previous owner
1790 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Previous owner
1803 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Previous owner
1774 [EA] - 1786 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Husband → Wife
Notes →
Elizabeth Barrett Williams later formed a relationship with Samuel...
Brothers