William Kellett Hewitt senior

1757 - 1812


  1. There is or was a Latin memorial in Exeter Cathedral to William Kellett Hewitt, showing him of Cashoo dying at Duryards in Exeter in 1812 aged 55. See entry for William Kellett Hewitt junior.

  2. William Kellit [sic] Hewitt of Clarendon, merchant, and Deborah Dunkley, spinster, of St Elizabeth were married in St Elizabeth by licence, 10/10/1782.


  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. 4 for the inscription relating to William Kellett Hewitt of Cashoo; Caribbeana Vol III for a daughter Ann (1799-1807) of Deborah Hewitt and William Kellitt buried at St Marylebone.

  2. Familysearch.org, Jamaican Parish Registers, St Elizabeth, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1705-1820 p. 301.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Deborah Dunkley
Thomas Dunkley (1784-), William (1785-), Helen Fotherinham (1788-), Deborah Dunkley (1790-), Elizabeth (1792-), James (1793-), Mary Kellitt (1795-), John (1796-), Susanna Fotheringham (1797-), Ann (1799-), Thomasina (1801-), Ruby Williams (1805-)

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
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (7)

Husband → Wife
Other relatives
Notes →
Either father and son or more likely grandfather and grandson...
Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Other relatives
Notes →
Either father-in-law and daughter-in-law or (more likely) William Kellett Hewitt senior was the grandfather of Sophia Scarlett's husband William Kellett Hewitt...

Addresses (1)

Exeter, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England