David Barclay (David Barclay)

David Barclay

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)


  • January, 01, 1970


  • January, 01, 1970


  • Quaker Cemetery
  • England

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