1761 - 1817
Co-heir with his siblings of of Richard Willis of Grenada (q.v.) and then heir of his brother Richard Legge Willis. The extent if any of the family's inheritance of 'slave-property' from Richard Willis is not yet known: it appears that their father died there fighting the French after his bankruptcy in London two years earlier.
The sitter is James Willis, here, as Consul-General of Senegambia, examining a plan inscribed BAMBOUK and signed J. RENNEL / 1798. He is dressed in a white powdered wig, tied with a black silk...
Son → Father
James Willis was co-heir and administrator of the will of his father Richard...