West India merchant
Beckford & Ranken of London arrange with Commissioner Barclay to send four vessels from London to Sierra Leone to bring immigrant labour.
William Beckford & John Ranken give notice of dissolution of partnership 30/7/1843 at No. 36 Finsbury Circus.
Papers relative to immigration, report to Governor by John Ewart, agent-general of immigrants, laid before House in Jamaica 10/11/1841 [from Jamaica Almanac 1842]
London Gazette 20276 7/11/1843 p. 14