West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Variously Rawlinson & Chorley and Rawlinson, Chorley and Greierson. Major importer of West Indian cotton into Liverpool in the 1780s. This is the firm with whom John Bolton (q.v.) began as an apprentice.
Alexey Krichtal, Liverpool and the raw cotton trade, M.A. Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington (2013) pp. 35-36.