William Ewart

???? - 1823


Biography

Liverpool merchant co-mortgagee with John Gladstone (q.v.) of the Belmont estate in Demerara, each man advancing £1500 in March 1803. He reportedly encouraged John Gladstone to explore the commercial opportunities offered by Demerara. His firm of Ewart Rutson, later Ewart Myers, was a consignee for slave-owners, including Bertie Entwisle (q.v.).

Sources

Checkland, The Gladstones pp. 44-45.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
Ewart Myers
General overseas merchant?  
 

Relationships (4)

Business associates
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Son
Notes →
Also business partners...