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Barclay, Bevan and Bening

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1733 James Barclay (1708-1766) married Sally Freame and joined the banking partnership, Freame Bank, which became Freame and Barclay, until his death in 1766.

1759 Joseph Freame's own son John (d. 1770) became a partner (i.e. Freame, Barclay, and Freame).

1766 On Joseph Freame's death, the Barclay interest in the bank continued through the two sons of Joseph's sister Priscilla and David Barclay (i.e. David and John).

From 1776 the bank was Barclay, Bevan, and Bening

1797 The bank stabilized as Barclay, Tritton, and Bevan.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Biography of David Barclay, senior, ODNB