Rev. William Jocelyn Palmer

1778 - 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


Clergyman, rector of Mixbury, brother of George, Sir Ralph and John Horsley Palmer (all of whom q.v.), with whom he was awarded the compensation as mortgagees-in-possession of Springs and Mount Aire in Grenada. This award appears to be a family affair rather than connected directly with the London merchant firm of Palmer, McKillop (q.v.).

  1. Son of William of London, matriculated Brasenose 1796 aged 18, BA 1799, rector of Mixbury, father of Roundell, 1st Earl of Selborne. Death registered at Brackley Bucks Q3 1853. Will of Rev. William Jocelyn Palmer, clerk of Finmere Oxfordshire proved 04/11/1853. His son, Roundell Palmer, is in the ODNB.

The Palmer family were landowners and East India merchants.


T71/880 Grenada No. 455.

  1., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; PROB 11/2181; ODNB online, David Steele 'Palmer, Roundell, first earl of Selborne, (1812-1895), Lord Chancellor.'

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm. Jocelyn Palmer
Dorothea Richardson Roundell
Roundell, George Horsley
Oxford (Brasenose) [1796-1799 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£2,992 19s 9d
Awardee (Mortgagee-in-possession)

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
1834 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Finmere, Oxfordshire, Central England, England