David Webster II born Wedderburn

???? - 1801


London West India merchant, partner in Wedderburn and Webster with his cousins John Wedderburn and David Wedderburn.

  1. Will of David Webster of Shenley Hill Hertfordshire proved 16/05/1801. In the will he left his wife Elizabeth his house at Shenley Hill for life and an annuity of £1200 p.a. (£500 p.a. if she remarried). The rest of his estate he left by partible inheritance among his children except that his eldest son James Wedderburn Webster (later James Webster Wedderburn) was to receive 3/4ths more than his siblings.


  1. PROB 11/1358/66

Further Information


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
1798 [EA] - 1801 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

The partnership of David Webster, John Wedderburn and David Wedderburn were the mortgagees-in-possession from at least 1798 and successor partnerships until at least 1807.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Wedderburn, Webster
West India merchant  

Relationships (2)

Legatee → Testator
Notes →
James Webster's mother was the grandmother (through a first husband) of David Webster born Wedderburn. James Webster left the bulk of his fortune to David Wedderburn on condition he changed his name...
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Shenley Hill, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England