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 David Barclay

David Barclay

Birth
Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death 18 Mar 1769 (aged 86)
Tottenham Hale, London Borough of Haringey, Greater London, England
Burial Winchmore Hill, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 19841 · View Source
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Quaker merchant, son of Robert Barclay the 'apologist' (as mentioned on his headstone) who wrote an early defence fo the Quaker movement. Began life as a draper and started trading with the West indies and New England. Entered a banking partnership with the Quaker family of Freame, and thus became the founder of Barclays Bank, which is still one of the leading British banking companies.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19841
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Barclay (17 Sep 1682–18 Mar 1769), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19841, citing Quaker Cemetery, Winchmore Hill, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .