Rev. William Lake Pinder

1781 - 1841

Claimant or beneficiary


Colonial clergyman, brother of John Hothersal Pinder (who bequeathed 'his slaves' to his wife for life and then to his brother W.L. Pinder), awarded the compensation for a group of enslaved people on Barbados.

  1. Adm. pens. (age 17) at PEMBROKE, July 2, 1799. 3rd s. of William [Chief Judge], of Barbados. B. there [Sept. 16, 1781]. [School, Eton.] Scholar, 1799; matric. Michs. 1801; B.A. 1803; M.A. 1807. Ord. deacon (London, Litt. dim. from Bristol) Apr. 9, 1808. Returned to the Barbados, 1808. R. of St George's, Barbados, -1825-41. Married, June 8, 1808, Harriet, yst. dau. of the Rev. Dr Charles Wilson. Died July 4, 1841, at St George's rectory, Barbados. Uncle of Francis F. (1821). (Eton Sch. Lists; Caribbeana, I. 124; G. Mag., 1841, II. 551; Oliver, M.I. of Barbados.)

  2. The Rev. John Hothersal Pinder who was the first '"Chaplain to the Negroes" (slaves) on the Codrington estates' and became Principal of the newly-opened College, 9 September 1830 (Pindar returned to England in 1835 and became the first Principal of Wells Theological College, Somerset) was the nephew of William Lake Pinder.


  1., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]

  2. John W. Holder, Codrington College. A Brief History (Bridgetown, Barbados, 1988), p. 19.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
William L. Pinder
Harriet Wilson
Cambridge (Pembroke) [1799-1803 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£97 1s 11d

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
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner

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