Sir William Parker 1st Bart.

1st Dec 1781 - 13th Nov 1866

Claimant or beneficiary


Admiral Sir William Parker, 1st Baronet, of Shenstone, naval officer, son of George Parker and related to the Jervis family: his uncle by marriage, the first Viscount St Vincent, was also his father's cousin, and his own cousin married the 2nd Viscount St Vincent (q.v.). He was awarded a share of the compensation for the Canaan estate in Westmoreland Jamaica with the 2nd Viscount St Vincent and Francis Love Beckford senior, almost certainly as trustee.


ODNB online, J.K. Laughton rev. Andrew Lambert, 'Parker, Sir William, first baronet (1781-1866), naval officer.' T71/871 Westmoreland 232A & B.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir William Parker
Frances Ann Biddulph
Sailor (Royal Navy)
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Claims (1)

£3,529 8s 10d

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

V & A: Metalwork
Gold mourning ring, enamelled in white and set with amethyst pastes. Left to Parker by George Richard Savage Nassau (1756-1823), a country gentleman and book collector from Suffolk: one of a number... 
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Full details at: Victoria & Albert Museum Collection: Metalwork. Thanks to Allyson Take for help...

Addresses (1)

Shenstone Lodge, Lichfield, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England