William Shedden

???? - 1820


Biography

Merchant of London. Married to Wilhelmina Miller daughter of Capt. WIlliam Miller. Died due to disease in 1820, leaving an only child.

  1. Will of William Shedden of Wimpole Street proved 14/03/1820. He left his wife Wilhelmina the use of his house in Wimple Street for life and instructed his trustees to buy as many of the 3% consols as would yield her £1000 p.a. The rest of his estate he left in trust for his [unnamed] children. His trustees were his brothers George Shedden and Bartlett Bridger Shedden.

Sources

John Burke, A genealogical and heraldic history of the Commoners of Great Britain, Vol. 3 'Shedden, of Paulerspury Park', p. 352

  1. PROB 11/1627/115.

Further Information

Spouse
Wilhelmina Miller
Children
Robert

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
1820 [EA] - 1820 [EY] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Partner
Robert Shedden & Sons
West India merchant  
 

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Father → Son
Brothers
Brothers
Brothers