'Deeply involved' in establishment of Royal Bank of Liverpool 1836; director 1837; Chairman in 1847, helped secure its survival through crisis of 1847-8.
Slinn & Tanburn, 'The Booker Story' p. 21.
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1785 - 1854
Jamaican-born widow of a prominent slave-owner; resident in Britain following the death of her husband in 1818. Accused - and acquitted - of the cruel treatment of some enslaved people whom she brought to Britain with her.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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