William Reynolds

???? - 1833

Claimant or beneficiary


Of Milford House, Hampshire. Owner of Catherine Mount in St James, Jamaica. His brother-in-law Thomas Edward Symonds, of Southampton (Hampshire), claimed the compensation for enslaved people on Catherine Mount as executor and devisee in trust, but the award was made to Boddington and Davis as mortgagees.

  1. William Reynolds married Sophia Symonds in Pennington, Hampshire, 15/10/1810.

  2. The will of William Reynolds, planter of St James in the County of Cornwall, Island of Jamaica, was signed in 1828 and proved 26/04/1834. He named his executors as Captain Thomas Symonds of the Merchant Navy [identified in the probate as Thomas Edward Symonds] and Mrs Mary Ann Theresa Whitby as his executors and left his estate to be shared between his [unnamed] children as tenants-in-common.


T71/873 St James 56 (Catherine Mount).

  1. Familysearch.org batch no. I03898-9.

  2. PROB 11/1830/314.

We are grateful to Barry Jolly for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Sophia Symonds

Associated Claims (1)

£2,299 11s 7d
Beneficiary unsuccessful

Associated Estates (4)

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
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather

Addresses (1)

Milford House, Milford on Sea, Southampton (near), Hampshire, Wessex, England