William Wilson of the Bahamas and Liverpool
Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 1803
'Planter' in the Bahamas, and probably the man of Long Island, Bahamas, shown as the owner of Cupid, a 'runaway', in 1799.
- The will of William Wilson planter [now] of Liverpool [but formerly of the Bahama Islands] [made in 1800] was proved 09/09/1803. He left £1150 to his daughter Harriet, the wife of Thomas Webb Sadler of Little St Martins Lane in London, and £2000 in trust to his daughter Charlotte, and £500 in other family legacies. Thomas Moss merchant of Liverpool was one of of his executors.
Douglas B. Chambers (ed.), 'Runaway Slaves in the Bahama Islands, 1784-1819' (Feb. 2014), p. 53 citing 28 May 1799 Bahama Gazette [BAH0161.BG28May1799], https://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00021144/00003 [accessed 24/05/2021].
- PROB 11/1399/54.