Rev. Frederick de Veil Williams

1798 - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Rector of Wishford-Magna, Wiltshire, one of a group of absentee claimants in a complex series of awards in Antigua and Montserrat related to Alexander Willock, a London merchant in the late 18th century. A settlement was reached that appears to have involved most parties to the claims. Williams was one of three trustees of the marriage settlement of Charlotte Arthuriana Cuthbert, the grand-daughter of Alexander Willock and daughter of Robert Cuthbert and Elizabeth Willock, and Charlotte Arthuriana Cuthbert's husband, Lawrence Blount Williams (q.v.).

  1. Adm. pens. at QUEENS', June 13, 1818. Of Surrey. [S. of John. B. July 4, 1798. School, Merchant Taylors'.] Matric. Michs. 1818; B.A. 1822; M.A. 1825. Adm. ad eundem, at Oxford, 1834. Ord. deacon, and priest, 1822. R. of Wishford Magna, Wilts., 1823-63. Died Feb. 19, 1863. (Merchant Taylors' Sch. Reg.; Al. Oxon.; Crockford; G. Mag., 1863, I. 526.)

  2. Left effects of £4000 in 1863


  1., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]. There is no apparent entry in the CCEd.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1863

Further Information

Wealth at death
Merchant Taylors'
Queen's College, Cambridge [1818-1822; MA 1825 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (2)

£1,842 17s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Trustee)
£1,079 18s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Historical (1)

The Duty and obligation of the Christian... 1833