William Welch

???? - 1818


The husband of 'Mrs Elizabeth Welch', also given as Elizabeth R. Welch (q.v., under Elizabeth Renn Welch).

  1. Will of William Welch Doctor of Physic [at present] of Bath Somerset proved 20/02/1818. He gave his executors the power to sell his sugar works called Providence in Christ Church Barbados and invest the money for the benefit of his wife Elizabeth Renn Welch and his daughter Mary Hamden Welch, until the latter reached 18, when she was to receive £5000, with the income then to be paid to his wife until his son Edward was 21, when he would inherit, with enough held back to fund an annuity of £150 p.a. to his [the testator's] wife for life in addition to the annuity to which she was entitled under her marriage settlement.

  2. Edward Welch, the main heir, was almost certainly the Edward Welch merchant aged 44 born Barbados living with his wife and daughter Elizabeth [Renn Hampden] Welch (the latter born in Sydney Australia aged 19) in Camberwell in 1861.


  1. PROB 11/1601/312

  2. 1861 census online.

Further Information

Elizabeth Renn
Mary hamden; Edward

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] - 1818 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Deceased Husband → Widow

Addresses (1)

Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England