Richard Worsham
Charlotte Worsham


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John Prettejohn

Charlotte Worsham

  • Marriage: John Prettejohn in 1771 in Barbados, West Indies

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Charlotte Worsham was assumed to be the daughter of Richard Worsham since Charlotte is a descendant of Richard and Mary Worsham who owned the Constant Estate in Barbados and Richard is the only known surviving son of Ricard and Mary.

John Prettejohn and Charlotte lived at Constant Plantation Barbados (sugar estate) and Hare Hatch, Berks, UK

St. George Parish Church, Barbados

Blue marble - covered - “Here lieth the body / of KATHARINE, / Widow of the Hon. RICHARD WORSAM Esquire... / late member of His Majesty's Council / of the Island of Barbados; / who departed this life August 25th 1769 / aged 52 years / (4 lines) /

Here alfo lie / JOHN RICHARD WORSAM, and CHARLOTTE / three Infant Children of / JOHN and CHARLES PRETTEJOHN; / and Grand-children of the above KATHARINE WORSAM. /

Here alfo lieth / CHARLOTTE, Wife of WILLIAM HUSTLER, Efquire, / of Acklam Hall, in the County of York; / Daughter of / GEORGE and HENRIETTA-CONSTANTIA MEADE, / of Philadelphia; / and Grand-daughter of the above KATHARINE WORSAM, / who died 25th December, 1801; / aged 20 years /

Here alfo lieth / JOHN PRETTEJOHN, Efquire, / (Son-in-law of the above KATHARINE WORSAM,) who departed this life 29th June, 1803; / aged 72 years /

Here alfo lieth / LOUISA, the Infant daughter of Brigadier-/ General / FREDERICK MAITLAND, and KATHARINE WORSAM MEADE / the Grand-daughter of the above KATHARINE WORSAM, / who departed this life 27th September, 1803; / aged 8 months //”

[Oliver, Vere, Monumental Inscriptions in Barbados, page 123

1680, June 29 Jno Worsam Esq: Ch: (St. Michael's)]

[JBMHS v.44 p.53: Constant Plantation in the 18th Century was owned by the WORHAM (sic) Family, ancestors of Gen MEADE, Commanding General of the Union Army at Gettysburg during the American Civil War. His counterpart from the Confederate Army, Gen. Robert LEE was also of Barbadian ancestry. Gen. Meade's greandmother is buried in St. George's Parish Church, quite close to the altar.]


Charlotte married John Prettejohn, son of Nicholas Prettejohn and Elizabeth Lamble, in 1771 in Barbados, West Indies. (John Prettejohn was born on 29 Oct 1731 in Exmouth, Devon and died on 29 Jun 1800 in St. George, Barbados.)

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