William Ottley of Hengrave

???? - 1775


St Kitts slave-owner, father of William of St Kitts and Cambridge; Drewry Ottley of Marylebone; Martha Fleming Ottley and Sarah Willett Ottley (each of whom q.v.).

  1. Will of William Ottley of Hengrave proved 16/11/1775. Under the will he left his estate, including land and enslaved people on St Kitts, in trust (his trustees were his son-in-law Gilbert Francklyn of the island of Tobago, William Beach of St Kitts and Hutchinson Mure of Great Saxham Suffolk), under which he left: his estate at Palmetto Point to his son William for life with remainder to William's children by any wife except the woman with whom he was then living, Mary Burford or Gurford, and then to his son Drewry Ottley and then to his daughters; and his estate at St Mary Cayon to Drewry Ottley for life and then to William (with the same proviso) and then to his daughters.


  1. PROB 11/1006/104.

Further Information

Married but no further details
William; Drewry; Martha Fleming; Sarah Willett

Associated Estates (2)

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
- 1775 [EY] → Owner
- 1775 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Son → Father
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Gilbert Francklyn was also trustee under William Ottley's will, where he is described as 'of...
Grandfather → Grandson

Addresses (1)

Hengrave, Suffolk, East Anglia, England