William Alexander Weightman
Profile & Legacies Summary
1781 - 1865
Claimant or beneficiary
Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Macaw River in St James Jamaica as one of the trustees of Samuel Wisdom Barrett (q.v).
- Will of William Alexander Weightman late of Southborough near Tunbridge Wells who died 02/01/1865 proved 23/01/1865, effects under £4000.
T71/873 St James no. 664.
- National Probate Calendar 1865; Walford, County Families (1864) shows him as 'of Burbage Leicestershire', born 1781, s[ucceeded] 1825, son of William Weightman of Burbage, educated St Paul's, married Mary Ann Milward 1812, and singles out one of the couple's children, Hugh, a barrister. Weightman's connection to the Barretts is not immediately apparent.
Name in compensation records
William Alex. Weightman
Mary Ann Milward
James Milward; Hugh; William Alexander; Sarah
Associated Claims (1)
Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-east England, England