Sir William Templer Pole 7th Bart.

2nd Aug 1782 - 1st Apr 1847

Claimant or beneficiary


Given simply as Sir William Pole in the compensation records, shared with Henry Combe Compton (q.v.) the compensation for the Golden Rock and Mills estate on St Kitts, of which they are shown as Proprietors in the 1817 and 1822 Slave Registers.

  1. Sir William Templer Pole, 7th bart., son of Sir John William Pole and grandson of Sir John Pole and Elizabeth Mills, daughter and co-heiress of John Mills of Woodford Essex. The path to ownership descended in both Sir William Pole's and Henry Combe Compton's case from John Mills of Woodford, who entailed his St Kitts estates between two grandchildren, John William Pole and Henry Compton jun.

  2. Son of John William Pole bart., matriculated Christ Church 24/4/1801 aged 18; MA 1804; DCL 1810. Student at Lincolns Inn 1803. Died 1/5/1847. 'See Foster's Baronetage and Eton School Lists'.


T71/879 St Kitts nos. 424 and 761. William Templer Pole was party to a deed of 1807 (which LBS has not yet read) concerning estates on St Kitts, together with the executors of John Compton (q.v.) the father of Henry Combe Compton (Pole's co-owner of the St Kitts' estate), Pole's uncle the banker George Templer, and two others, Archives at Yale, Deed between William Temple [sic] Pole, Scrope Berdmore, Andrew Berkeley Drummond, George Templer, Owen Putland Meyrick, and William Lowndes Stone, for several plantations and lands in several parishes, 1807 June 23, [accessed 06/05/2020].

  1. William Courthope, Debrett's Baronetage of England (7th ed., London, C. & J. Rivington, 1835) - marriages and children are also drawn from the same source).

  2., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir William Pole
(1) Sophia-Anne Templer; (2) Charlotte-Frances Fraser
With (1) John George 8th Bart. With (2) William Edmund 9th Bart. and others
Oxford (Christ Church) [1801-1804 ]
Legal Education
Lincolns Inn [1803 ]

Associated Claims (2)

£2,784 8s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,512 8s 0d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Other relatives
Notes →
Great-grandson and...
Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Shute House, Shute, Axminster, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England