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Whitfield, William Lancaster, 1781-1824

  • GB-2014-WSA-18065
  • Person
  • 1781-1824

WHITFIELD, WILLIAM LANCASTER; son of John Whitfield, and Mary --- (IGI); bapt. St. Martin in the Fields 21 Jan 1781 (IGI); adm. 16 Jan 1792; in school list 1795; still at school Dec 1795; a merchant in Jamaica; member, Jamaica House of Assembly; d. 17 Oct 1824, in 45th year (sic).

Welch, Richard, ca. 1770-1809

  • GB-2014-WSA-17886
  • Person
  • ca. 1770-1809

WELCH, RICHARD, eldest son of Richard Welch, Chief Justice of Jamaica, and Lucretia Mary Favel, sister of George Dehany (qv); b.; adm. 1 Feb 1779; left Aug 1786; probably “Welsh”, who played cricket for OWW against Old Etonians at Lord’s 13-14 May 1793; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 7 Oct 1786, aged 16; BA 1790; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 10 Nov 1784; of the Hyde estate, Jamaica; m. Alice, younger dau. of Rev. Nathaniel Preston, Swainsloe [check], co. Meath, Ireland, and his first wife; d. at Swainstone [check], co. Meath 20 Apr 1809.

Tufton, Henry, 1775-1849

  • GB-2014-WSA-17125
  • Person
  • 1775-1849

TUFTON, HENRY, 11TH EARL OF THANET, son of Sackville Tufton, 8th Earl of Thanet (qv); b. 2 Jan 1775; adm. 10 May 1786; Grand Tour ( (Italy) 1792-4; Ensign, 26th Foot 19 May 1790; Lieut., 8 Jun 1793; Capt., 27 Sep 1793; half-pay; MP Rochester 1796-1802, Appleby 1826 - 20 Apr 1832; succ. brother as 11th Earl of Thanet 20 Apr 1832; a Whig supporter in House of Commons and House of Lords; Lord Lieut., Kent 16 Nov 1840 - 19 Oct 1846; d. 12 Jun 1849.

Trelawny, Edward, 1699-1754

  • GB-2014-WSA-17029
  • Person
  • 1699-1754

TRELAWNY, EDWARD, fourth son of Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Bart. (qv); bapt. 9 Jul 1699; adm.; QS (Capt. ) 1713; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1717, matr. 27 Jun 1717, Westminster Student 20 Dec 1717 - vacated 11 Jul 1721, when re-entered as gentleman commoner; adm. Inner Temple 2 Jun 1715; MP West Looe 20 Jan 1724 - Dec 1732; a Commissioner for Victualling 21 Oct 1725 – 9 Mar 1732/3; a Commissioner of Customs, Scotland 1732-7; elected MP for both West and East Looe at general election 1734, but disqualified for sitting for either, as being a Commissioner of Customs; Governor of Jamaica 30 Apr 1738 - Sep 1752; an able and efficient administrator; settled the Maroons; Col., 49th Foot, from 25 Dec 1743; took part in expedition against Cartagena 1742 and in capture of Port Louis, San Domingo 1748; returned to England 1753; m. 1st, 6 Nov 1737 Amoretta, dau. of John Crawford (and “niece to Countess of Dartmouth” (GM)); m. 2nd, 2 Feb 1752 Catherine, widow of Robert Penny, Attorney-Gen., Jamaica, and dau. of John Douce, Clarendon, Jamaica; d. 16 Jan 1754. DNB. [Perhaps Lieut., 6th Dragoons 1724-6].

Thomson, Samuel Wells, ca. 1782-1812

  • GB-2014-WSA-16825
  • Person
  • ca. 1782-1812

THOMSON, SAMUEL WELLS, son of David Thomson, Hanover, Jamaica, “doctor” [probably medical practitioner]; b.; adm.; at school 1791; in school list 1795; Min. Can. 1796; KS 1797; probably Thomson who played cricket v. Eton on Hounslow Heath 25 Jul 1796 and at Lord’s 8 Aug 1799; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1800, matr. 12 Jun 1800, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1800 - void 11 Apr 1808; BA 1804; MA 1811; ordained; d. 30 Apr 1812, aged 30. Buried Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

Ricketts, George William, 1790-1831

  • GB-2014-WSA-14706
  • Person
  • 1790-1831

RICKETTS, SIR GEORGE WILLIAM, fourth son of George Crawford Ricketts, Ashford Hall, Ludlow, Shropshire, and Combe, Herefs., barrister, Attorney-Gen., Jamaica, and Frances, dau. of Nicholas Bourke, Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Jamaica; b. 21 Dec 1790 (IGI); adm. 16 Oct 1800; left by May 1803; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 26 Jan 1809, aged 18; adm. Middle Temple 3 Nov 1807, called to bar 27 Nov 1818; Judge of High Court, Madras, from 1825; knighted 23 Mar 1825; d. unm. 15 Jul 1831.

Richards, Fitzherbert, ca. 1699-1811

  • GB-2014-WSA-14660
  • Person
  • ca. 1699-1811

RICHARDS, FITZHERBERT, third son of Rev. Richard [MT admissions give Richard, TCD admissions give Robert] Richards, Dublin; b. Carrickmacross (TCD admissions); adm. (aged 15) Jan 1744/5; left 1746; Trinity Coll. Dublin, matr. 9 Jul 1746, aged 17 (described as pupil of “Mr. Folds”); adm. Middle Temple 16 Nov 1748; MP (I) Lisburn 1776 – still 1784; a Commissioner of Barracks (I) (occurs 1781); non-resident owner of a plantation in Jamaica (Hickey, Memoirs, ii, 55-60). [will of Fitzherbert Richards, Marlborough Buildings, Bath, proved PCC 9 Aug 1811] [TCD admissions also give Robert Richards, son of Rev. Richard Richards, b. co. Monaghan, TCD adm. 11 Apr 1743, aged 15, ed. by “Mr. Folds”, so it seems likely that Fitzherbert Richards’s father’s Christian name was Richard, not Robert]

Pope, Edward, 1794-1855

  • GB-2014-WSA-14105
  • Person
  • 1794-1855

POPE, EDWARD, son of Ebenezer Pope, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, and Anna Maria, dau. of Thomas Eves, Clifford, Herefs.; bapt. St. Clement Danes 15 Feb 1794; in school lists 1801; KS (aged 14) 1808; left Christmas 1811; Brasenose Coll. Oxford, matr. 8 Apr 1812; migrated to Queen’s Coll., exhibitioner 1815-6, scholar 1816-20; BA 1816; MA 1819; BD and DD 1836; Fellow, Queen’s Coll. 1820-7; ordained; Archdeacon of Jamaica; m. 1st, 10 Jun 1825 Augusta, sister of Charles Richard Bigge (qv); m. 2nd, [?] Mary Jane, dau. of John Campbell, Jamaica; d. Feb 1855.

Pollard, Robert Blemell, 1783-1864

  • GB-2014-WSA-019423
  • Person
  • 1783-1864

POLLARD, ROBERT BLEMELL, son of Robert Blemell Pollard, Master of St. Margaret’s Hospital, Westminster, and Charity ---; b. 10 Mar 1783; at school 1793; in school list 1795; BB 1795-1801; St. John’s Coll. Cambridge, adm. Bishop Williams scholar 20 May 1801; BA 1805; Master of Green Coat School, Tothill Fields, Westminster; subsequently Master of Blemell House School, Knightsbridge (on site later occupied by Brompton Oratory); m. 31 Jul 1806 Frances Crispe, Snodland, Kent; d. 10 Jan 1864.

Pinnock, James, 1740-1811

  • GB-2014-WSA-019415
  • Person
  • 1740-1811

PINNOCK, JAMES, son of Thomas Pinnock (adm. 1724, qv); b. 27 Sep 1740; adm. Oct 1750; left 26 Oct 1758; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm. 28 Oct 1758, matr. Mich. 1758, but did not graduate; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 27 Mar 1758, called to bar 13 May 1765; Advocate-Gen. , Jamaica Dec 1787; his diary and account book are preserved in the British Library (Add. MSS 33316, 33317), and the latter contains a few references to his attendance at the Anniversary Meetings and at the Play; travelling in Italy with family 1791-2, 1793-4; m. 19 Apr 1772 Elizabeth, sister of George Dehany (qv); d. 6 Apr 1811.

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