William Attwick Hamer

1766 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Claimed for the compensation for the Endragt and Mon Repos estates in British Guiana, but received a fraction of the interest on the compensation, the principal and almost all of the interest of which went to the London merchants Hall M'Garel (q.v.).

  1. Son of Joseph Hamer (1745-1803) and brother of Michael Greatheed Hamer (q.v.) and Henry Percy Hamer. Born Gloucestershire 1766. Died en route from British Guiana to England 1846. Vere Langford Oliver shows him as Wm Atwick Hamer of Demerara, Esq., dead 1856, having married Anna Lloyd (d. Cheltenham 17/01/1856), in the family tree of 'Dyer of Montserrat' and as the son of Joseph Hamer and Mary (maiden name unknown) who married Mark Dyer (whether first or secondly is unclear).

  2. William Attwick Hamer's will identified him as of Cheltenham Gloucs; that of his wife Anna (proved London 05/02/1856) shows her at Lansdown Cresecent, Cheltenham.


  1. http://mathewfamilytree.com/custom.html [accessed 28/01/2013] which cites very few sources; Vere Langford Oliver Caribbeana Vol. 6 (1919) pp. 78-79.

  2. Undated partial transcription http://mathewfamilytree.com/rich_text.html [accessed 28/01/2013].

We are grateful to Eric Miller for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm Atwick Hamer

Associated Claims (1)

£22,846 1s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Relationships (2)

Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Lansdown Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England