Charles Wollaston

1st Jan 1767 - 19th Feb 1845

Claimant or beneficiary


Vice Admiral, mortgagee (for £3000 plus arrears of interest) of Belmont's estate belonging to Meade Home Daniell. Son of Rev. Frederick Wollaston (1734-1801) and his 2nd wife Priscilla Ottley, daughter of Drewry Ottley the second (d. 1751) of St Kitts. It is not clear how the mortgage came to Charles Wollaston. His father's cousin, the Queen's physician Dr Charlton Wollaston (1733-1764) had married Phyllis Byam, daughter of Samuel Byam of Antigua.

  1. Death of Charles Wollaston registered Q1 1845 Bury St Edmunds; Will of Charles Wollaston Vice Admiral in Her Majesty's Navy of Bury St Edmunds proved 26/03/1845. The will - the main beneficiaries of which were his nieces and nephews - sheds no further light on his possession of a mortgage of slave property 10 years before.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 128 (Belmont's)., England and Wales Visitation, Volume I, III-XIV [database on-line]; [accessed 06/08/2012].

  1. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; PROB 11/2015.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
C. Wollaston
Sailor (Royal Navy)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,386 2s 4d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

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
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Relationships (1)

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Addresses (1)

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, East Anglia, England