George Weatherill Ottley

???? - 1856


Slave-owner and attorney on Antigua, resident at the time of compensation but dying in Hampshire in 1856. Between 1817 and 1824 he was shown as the owner of an estate in Antigua, inferred to be Gravenors but he did not appear as an awardee in the compensation records for that estate. By the 1850s, he was owner of Parry's, for which he had counterclaimed as an executor of Richard Byam mortgagee.

  1. Will of George Weatheril Ottley of Antigua but at present residing at Shirley in the county of Southampton (made in 1854) was proved 14/08/1856. In the will he said that his estate on Antigua, which he gave as Parry's, was mortgaged as to £6000 to Shands of Liverpool: he left it subject to the mortgage to his son George O'Bryen Ottley, to whom he was also indebted, for £2000 upwards. George O'Bryen [given as O'Bryan] Ottley, a Lt-Col. in the East India Co., was living at Beulah Hill, Norwood in 1861, aged 50, born Antigua, with wife Mary and children, all born East Indies.


  1. PROB 11/2237/232.

Further Information

Married but no further details
George O'Bryen

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
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Shirley, Hampshire, Wessex, England