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Thomas Brown Wylly

Male 1788 -


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  • Born  1788  Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Trinidad, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4078  markhamchest
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2018 

    Father  William Wylly,   b. Abt 1755, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1828, Devon Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Matilda Martha Mathews,   b. 1765-1770, Flatbush, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1385  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Brown Wylly was born 1794 in Nassau, Bahamas, the son of William Wylly and Matilda (or Martha) Mathews.

      from a story of Thomas Brown - iBy a happy coincidence, William Wylly, captain in the King's Rangers and attorney general of the Bahamas, was appointed chief justice of St Vincent in 1822. The two old soldiers [Thomas Brown and William Wylly] had much to talk about; their last campaign in Georgia, the Florida transition, the political battle against Dunmore in the Bahamas. Brown could acquaint Wylly with his own problems with the current government of St Vincent, and Wylly might have told Brown about the antislavery campaign in the Bahamas he waged. The colonel must have been glittered that Wylly had done him the honor of naming his first son Thomas Brown Wylly./i
      [source] The King's Ranger: Thomas Brown and the American Revolution on the Southern Frontier; Edward J. Cashin; Fordham Univ Press, 1999.

      Thomas Brown Wylly, son of William of Isle of New Providence, Bahama, gent; Trintiy College, 20 Oct 1806, aged 18; bar-at-law, Middle Temple, 1811.
      [source] Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886; Foster.

      Government House, 14 March 1845; All persons who have taken or are in possession of any Crown land situate in the Naparima Police District, and have been required to send in to the Land Board their claims to be confirmed in the possession of such lands, are hereby notified, that they do come in with their evidence in support of such claims on or before the 30th day of April now next ensuing; that the Honourable Thomas Brown Wylly has been appointed to take such evidence, and that he will attend for that purpose at his chambers in Edward-street, Port of Spain, every week-day after the 1st and until the 30th day of April aforesaid, from the hour of ten in the forenoon until four in the afternoon. (signed) Thomas F. Johnston, Acting Colonial Secretary
      [source] Correspondence respection the supply and regulation of labour in Trinidad; from Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons, Volume 44; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1848.

      Jan. 8. Edward the Earl of Ellenborough, G.C.B. to be First Lord of the Admiralty. Jan. 13. Ker Baillie Hamilton, esq. to be Lieutenant-Governor of the Island of Grenada. -John Shiell, esq. to be Chief Justice of Antigua and Montserrat.-Sir Robert Horsford, kt. to be Attorney-General of Antigua.Thomas Brown Wylly, esq. to be Puisne judge of Trinidad, and George Knox, esq. to be Solicitor-General for that island.-R. R. Craig,esq. to be Solicitor-General for British Guiana.-Dorsetshire Militia, J. J. Smith, esq. to be Colonel.
      [source] The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 179; E. Cave, 1846.

      Notes for Thomas Brown Wylly; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2018; for Markham of Chesterfield website.