John Wright

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

'Mr Wright' of Jersey counter-claimed under the will of William Woodley for the compensation for the enslaved people on Needsmust on St Kitts. LBS has tentatively identified him as John Wright, who married Amelia Mills Woodley a minor at St Mary Abbots Kensington 06/06/1818 (when Eliza Woodley gave her consent); John Wright 'Royal Navy' appeared in the 1841 Jersey census living in St Clement Western District with Amelia his wife.

  1. The will of Amelia Mills Wright widow who died at Tours Frances was proved in 1867 by Rev. Francis Hill Arbuthnot Wright the son, effects resin under £450.

Sources

1841 Channel Islands census online; Ancestry.com, London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database online].

  1. National Probate Calendar 1867.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Amelia Mills Woodley

Associated Claims (1)

£2,770 17s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant

Addresses (1)

Jersey, Channel Islands