William Alexander Weightman

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).  

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
William Alex. Weightman
Mary Ann Milward
James Milward; Hugh; William Alexander; Sarah

Associated Claims (1)

£1,539 7s 9d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Addresses (1)

Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-east England, England