Mary Napper then Brettell (née Kaylett)

???? - 1838


Daughter of Thomas Kaylett senior. Inherited 1/3 of the estate of her father Thomas Kaylett senior in trust according to the terms of her father's will when her only brother Thomas junior died without legitimate children in 1805. Mary was also the residuary legatee of her brother. Mary Kaylett married James Napper in Marylebone, 01/12/1796. Death 08/05/1820 "At Portsea, James Napper Esq. formerly surgeon at Hampstead, Middlesex." Mary remarried, at Stafford, 11/10/1820, to John Brettell.

  1. Will of Mary Brettell of Upper Parliament Square within Toxteth Park Lancashire proved 20/04/1838.


The will of Thomas Kaylett senior PROB 11/1656/153 and Thomas Kaylett junior PROB 11/1461/9., England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database online]. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 127 p. 477 [May 1820]. In the will of John Brettell of Brownhills near Burslem Staffordshire [but now at Antwerp] was proved 11/11/1826, PROB 11/1718/201 he named his wife as Mary.

  1. PROB 11/1893/191. The will identifies Ann Zimme as her sister, consistent with the will of Thomas Kaylet jun. and referred to an annuity from her husband John Brettell of Burslem.

Further Information

Maiden Name
[1] James Napper [2] John Brettell

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
1795 [EA] - → Legatee
1805 [SY] - → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (6)

Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Sister → Brother

Addresses (2)

Hampstead, London, Middlesex, London, England
Upper Parliament Square, Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England