Francis Williams Sanders

1769 - 1831


Annuitant on Saddle Hill estate on Nevis under a deed of 1792, which showed Francis Williams Sanders and his mother selling Saddle Hill (or part of it) to John Richardson Herbert (q.v.), in exchange for an annuity of £160 p.a. for Francis Williams Sanders and £50 p.a. currency for his mother. He has an entry in the ODNB as 'lawyer' that records him as the eldest son of John Williams Sanders (q.v.) of Nevis.

  1. Will of Francis Williams Sanders barrister of Lincolns Inn [and of Upper Montague Street] [made in 1829] proved 14/05/1831. The will made no reference to property in Nevis or elsewhere in the West Indies, or to real estate at all; it left his personal estate to his wife for life and then in the ratio 2/7th:/2/7th:/2/7th:1/7th to his four children.


David Small, 'Montpelier Estate St John Figtree Nevis Contrasting Legacies on a Sugar Plantation' (2010); Rigg, J. M., and Joanne Potier. 2004 "Sanders, Francis Williams (1769–1831), lawyer." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 7 Jul. 2019.

  1. PROB 11/1784/455.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Oxford DNB Entry

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
1792 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Annuitant

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Legatee → Testator
Notes →
Francis Williams Sanders appears to have inherited under entail an estate left by Thomas Williams in 1766 to John Williams...

Addresses (1)

Upper Montague Street, London, Middlesex, London, England