Landowner and breeder. Son of George Tollet and childhood friend of CD’s. Took the name Wicksted in 1814. High-sheriff of Cheshire, 1822. Inherited Betley Hall, Staffordshire, in 1855; continued living at Shakenhurst, Worcestershire, the home inherited by his wife to which he had moved circa 1844. A noted fox-hunter and breeder of hounds.
Burke’s landed gentry 1875
R. B. Freeman 1978
Post Office directory of Birmingham 1864.