Sir William Anglin Scarlett

1777 - 1831


Chief Justice of Jamaica, brother of James Scarlett Baron Abinger. The pen referred to in his will has not yet been traced.

  1. William Anglin Scarlet, barrister-at-law, of St Catherine, and Mary Williams, spinster, of St Elizabeth, were married at St Elizabeth by licence, 18/07/1809.

  2. Will of Sir William Anglin Scarlett, Chief Justice of Jamaica [made in 1831] was proved 31/07/1832. He left his property to his wife and two sons Robert William Scarlett and James Williams Scarlett. He recommended that Paradise Pen be sold forthwith if anything approaching a reasonable price could be obtained.

  3. Sir William Anglin Scarlett, Cedar Grove, was buried 10/10/1831, aged 54.


  1., Jamaican parish registers, St Elizabeth, births, marriages and deaths, 1705-1830 p. 314.

  2. PROB 11/1803/197.

  3., Jamaican parish registers, Manchester baptisms, marriages and burials 1816-1838 p. 313.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Mary Williams
Robert William[s]; James Williams

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
1820 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Son → Father
Son → Mother