William Titley

???? - 1851

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident merchant of Kingston Jamaica, dying there in 1851, awarded the compensation for a number of claims in Kingston in his own name and also the compensation for awards in St Elizabeth, St Ann and St Thomas-in-the-Vale as trustee or guardian.

  1. Administrator-General's Office, Jamaica, Spanish Town, 8th January, 1877. Estate of William Titley, formerly of Kingston, Jamaica, Merchant, died in Kingston, 6th November, 1851, Will admitted to Probate (in Jamaica), 28th November, 1851. CLAIMANTS against this estate as creditors, legatees, or otherwise are required to send to me, addressed to Spanish Town Post Office, on or before the 1st of May,1877, full particulars of their claims; in cases of payments on account dates and amounts to be stated with exactness. After the 1st of May, I shall distribute the assets in my hands to the exclusion of claims, if any, of which notice shall not have been given to me. CHARLES HAMILTON JACKSON, Administrator-General for Jamaica, and Administrator and Trustee of William Titley.

  2. Mary Ann Titley, the daughter of William Titley of Kingston Jamaica, married Bernard Hall in 1843. Bernard Hall (1813-1890), Lord Mayor of Liverpool 1879-80 and founder of the Florence Institute in Liverpool (who left £533,552 16s in the UK), was the son of John Hall and Mary Titley, and hence possibly Mary Ann's cousin. In 1851, Bernard Hall aged 38 West India merchant born Cheadle Staffordshire was living with his wife Mary Ann aged 28 born Jamaica, and their son Bernard Vincent Hall aged 2 born Liverpool at 26 Catherine Street Mt Pleasant Liverpool. Their son the Rev. Alexander Titley Hall (d. 1929) was Vicar of Appleby 1892-1913 and left £214,239 2s 5d. Bernard Hall's son by his second wife, Margaret Calrow, was Sir Douglas Bernard Hall 1st bart., MP for Isle of Wight 1910-1922.


T71/1378 Special Awards in Trust St Elizabeth no. 68.

  1. London Gazette 24413 02/02/1877 p. 528.

  2. Burke's Peerage (2003) Vol. 2 p. 1730; National Probate Calendar 1890; 1851 census online; National Probate Calendar 1929; https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1208289" [accessed 23/09/2018].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm. Titley
Merchant in Jamaica

Associated Claims (11)

£50 16s 10d
£679 7s 5d
£122 15s 0d
£98 6s 7d
£112 16s 5d
£129 3s 2d
£26 12s 2d
£1,431 4s 7d
Awardee (Guardian)
£208 11s 11d
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,288 14s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)
£759 19s 11d
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (6)

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] - → Trustee
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Judgement creditor
1834 [EA] - → Trustee
1829 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Attorney
1825 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Not known