William Burt Wright II

18th Jul 1782 - 20th Feb 1821


Son of William Burt Wright I, and grandson of James Cooper Wright and wife Ann.

  1. William Burt Wright, merchant, of Kingston, married Frances Wright Brooks of St.Elizabeth at the house of Philip Pinnock at Shaftston Pen, Westmoreland, 11/03/1817.

  2. Will of William Burt Wright of Manchester Jamaica proved 10/08/1821. In the will he left his Enfield estate in trust for his wife for life and then their children.


See http://www.stclairresearch.com/alex/jamaica.html [accessed 08/02/2017].

  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. PROB 11/1647/128.

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Frances Brooks
Ellen Frances

PROB 11/1647/128 - precis.

To each of the children of my brother-in-law George Brooks, £200 sterling.

To my brother Ezekiel Wright of Trelawny, planter, £100.

To my godson Phillpotts Wright Taylor, son of my esteemed friend William Taylor of St Catherine, £100.

To my sister Ann Frances Wright, at present in England, £500.

My plantation called Enfield in Manchester and all rest and residue of my real and personal estate to my wife Frances Wright Wright, my brother Ezekiel Wright and my friend Robert Boyes Muirhead of the City and parish of Kingston, merchant, for ever, in trust for the purposes hereinafter mentioned.

My wife Frances to receive the rents, issues and profits for her natural life. After her decease to the use of all of my children of the body of my wife, or if deceased then their lawful issue, equally divided as tenants in common.

Signed 08/12/1818.

Codicil dated 13/12/1818. To my brother Robert Benstead Wright, £500.

Proved at London 10/08/1821.

Associated Estates (8)

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
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Administrator
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Guardian
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Attorney
1815 [EA] - 20/02/1821 [ED] → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Agent
1816 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Administrator

Relationships (10)

Other relatives
Notes →
Thomas James married Frances, the widow of William Burt...
Husband → Wife
Son → Father
Brother → Sister
Father → Daughter
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Nephew → Uncle
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