Richard Salter

???? - 1776


Transatlantic slave-owner, of Bath when making his will in 1768 and dying in Barbados in July or August 1776 according to the attestation of his will.

  1. Will of Richard Salter of Bath [made in 1768 with a codicil of 1774] proved 11/09/1777. He left his estates on Barbados in trust (his trustee was Richard Wiltshire of Barbados), first to secure a legacy of £1500 to his niece Phillipa Ellliot Holder provided she outlived her husband, and then to his wife Margaret Salter and then to their niece Margaret Salter Dehany, wife of Philip Dehany, and then to Margaret Salter Dehany's daughter Mary Salter Dehany.


  1. PROB 11/1035/46.

Further Information


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
1771 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Owner

Inferred by LBS to have been the estate (or one of the estates) under the will of Richard Salter proved in 1771 and left by him for life to his wife, then to his niece Margaret Salter Dehany and then to his grand-niece Mary Salter Dehany.

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
Other relatives
Notes →
Great niece and great-uncle. Mary Salter Dehany was the remainderman for Salter's Barbados estates after the life interests of her great-aunt and then her...
Other relatives
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Philip Dehany was married to Margaret Salter Dehany, the niece of Richard...