Richard Peete

???? - 1802


Alderman of Norwich, father (and heir) of Hon. William Peete whose death in Jamaica was reported in The Times 14/01/1788. Richard Peete held enslaved people as property before his son's death.

  1. Will of Richard Peete Alderman of Norwich proved 24/07/1802. In a codicil of 1801 he had revoked the legacy of his Jamaica property to his cousin William Peete, William Peete's sister and another cousin Francis Riners, and left it all to Francis Riners.

  2. Will of William Peete of Norwich proved 09/08/1788. In the will William Peete said that his father had given him or promised to give him a power of attorney to receive the rents from 'his [the father's] estate' in Jamaica. He made his wife Judith Lydia Peete residuary heir.


The Times 14/01/1788 p. 3 Col. D, [accessed 15/08/2016].

  1. PROB 11/1378/199.

  2. PROB 11/1169/71.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Estates (1)

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
1778 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Notes →
Hon. William Peete predeceased his father Richard...
Other relatives
Notes →
Probably but not certainly grandfather and grandson. Francis Riners was described as his grandson in the will of Francis Peete and as his cousin in the will of Richard Peete. ...

Addresses (1)

Norwich, Norfolk, East Anglia, England