Abortive merger 1865 with Banco Maua of Brazil [and linkages of Baron of Maua with English firms financing slave-trading 'behind the facade of imports and exports': Carruthers & Co.; Mackay, Miller & Co., Hogg, Adam & Co., and 'Andrew and Edward'.]
1.Geoffrey Jones, Banks and money: international and comparative finance in history, pp. 40-1.
Daughter of "free Mulatto" lodging-house-keeper Jane Charlotte Beckford (c. 1759-1825); possibly the daughter of George Ffrench, Clerk to the Jamaica Assembly. Spinster; independently wealthy slave-owner.