???? - 1822
Partner of Abraham Watson Rutherford (q.v.).
Leicesterfields estate in Clarendon, Jamaica, was registered to Rutherford and Wagstaffe by their attornies in 1817.
Rutherford & Wagstaffe were listed as members of Lloyds in 1807.
Will of Thomas Wagstaffe merchant of Aldenham Hertfordshire proved 12/04/1822. One of his executors and trustees was his 'worthy friend and partner' Abraham Watson Rutherford. He left an annuity of £800 p.a. to his wife Martha and further annuities of £500 p.a. in total to other family members and individuals. His residuary heirs were his three nephews Michael Mucklow Zachary and James and Henry Le Jeune The will is silent on West India property.
Jamaica Almanac (1817).
Lloyd's Register of Shipping for the year 1807 (London, Society for the Registry of Shipping, 1807) p. v [unpaginated].
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:
1815 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner
Royal Exchange Assurance
London Gazette 15734 4 September 1804 p....
Rutherford & Wagstaffe
General overseas merchant?
Aldenham, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England