Samuel Riley

???? - 1823


Apparently a returned Jamaica slave-owner. He bought Marchwiel Hall in Denbighshire from Mrs Lucy Browne, the widow of Charles Browne (q.v.) in 1801 for £7000.

  1. Will of Samuel Riley of Marchwiel Hall Denbighshire [made in 1823] proved 09/03/1824. He left £1000 in trust for the children of Mary Haslam wife of Samuel Holter Haslam of Bury. He left his estates and enslaved people, his estate at Hornby [?] Yorkshire and his Marchwiel Hall to Thomas Parker of Astle (q.v.) in Cheshire.


Y Cymmrodor Vol. XIV (1901) p. 70.

  1. PROB 11/1683/98

Further Information


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
1778 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Testator → Legatee

Addresses (1)

Marchwiel Hall, Denbighshire, North Wales, Wales