William Myers

1786 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of John Myers [of Crosby House], and partner in Ewart Myers (q.v.), which he joined in 1800: his son Jacques later also joined the firm. With his then partners awarded the compensation for Long Lane Delap's estate in Antigua as mortgagees-in-trust.

  1. In 1841 William Myers 'Broker' aged 55 was living at More Bank, Walton-on-the-Hill Lancashire with wife Ann aged 50, sons William (Solicitor 30); Jacques (Broker 25); Henry (20) and Emily (15)  


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 86 (Long Lane Delap's).

See Thomas Ellison, The cotton trade of Great Britain (London, Frank Cass, 1886) p. 188

  1. 1841 census online.

There is additional detail about William Myers, unsourced, in 'Harbreck House and the Myers family - Liverpool merchants' at http://lostliverpool.blogspot.com/2007/06/harbreck-house-and-myers-family.html [accessed 07/02/2011].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm. Myers
Ann Jacques
William, Jacques, Henry, Emily

Associated Claims (1)

£2,790 8s 8d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Ewart Myers
General overseas merchant  

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Walton-on-the-Hill, West Derby, Lancashire, North-west England, England