William Woodley Lt-Governor of Berbice

???? - 1810


Lieutenant-Governor of Berbice, dying there in 1810. Son and heir of William Woodley MP (q.v.). To date no will has been found for him, but the claim for Needsmust (St Kitts no. 210) was awarded to trustees under that will and shows some details from it, including his widow Eliza, his daughters Frances and Arabella and what appears to be a son, Captain William Woodley (q.v).


St Kitts no. 210.

Further Information

Frances-Anne; Arabella; William [?]

Associated Claims (1)

£2,770 17s 3d
Other association

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
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner

William Woodley is described only inconsistently as deceased in the Slave Registers of 1817-1831.

1793 [SY] - 1810 [EY] → Tenant-for-life

The Nichola Town estate was left in trust for his son William Woodley by William Woodley MP in 1793.

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter