Barrister and art collector.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Zachary was the nephew of Thomas Wagstaffe (d.1822) (UCL Department of History, ‘Thomas Wagstaffe’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146633738> accessed 30 July 2021) and one of his three residuary heirs. The Leicesterfields estate in Clarendon, Jamaica, was registered to Wagstaffe and his business partner Abraham Waston Rutherford, although his will makes no reference to West India property.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: presented by Zachary in 1826: NG74.
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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