Sarah Maria Wetherell (née Gray)

1786 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded with her second husband Rev. Richard Wetherell (q.v.) part of the compensation for the enslaved people on Virgin Valley in St James Jamaica, which had belonged to Charles Gordon Gray (q.v.).

  1. Shown as second daughter of Charles Gordon Gray (q.v.) of Stratton House Somerset on her first marriage by Gentleman's Magazine although she is not named in the will of Charles Gordon Gray. She was baptised at Warminster 14/04/1786. She married first Capt R. Duff in 1818 and then Rev. Richard Wetherell and died s.p. 28/01/1858, leaving £4000 in personalty.


T71/873 St James no. 172, which gives her as 'Maria' Wetherell, 'his wife'.

  1. John Burke, A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland (2vols., 1863), vol. 2, pp. 2182-2183, which gives her father as Mr J Gray;, England and Wales Christening Records 1530-1906 [database online]; Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 123 [formerly LXXXVIII] (1818), p. 562; National Probate Calendar 1858.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Maria Wetherell
(1) Capt. R. Duff (2) Rev. Richard Wetherell
With (2) d.s.p.
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (1)

£2,820 6s 3d

Relationships (2)

Daughter → Father
Wife → Husband

Addresses (1)

Pashley, Ticehurst, Sussex, South-east England, England