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Barwick, William (1788-95)

Barwick, William, Liverpool, u and cm (1788–95). Trading at Renn's Gdn, 1790 and 26 Castle Ditch, 1794. Taken into partnership as u by the firm of Edmundson & Fayrer in 1788, but in 1791 the partnership was dissolved. Barwick started business on his own account but continued to share the old warehouse at 26 Castle Ditch with John Fayrer. Advertised together on 15 January 1791 as supplying ‘Gentlemen, Merchants & others with goods of the best materials, either for exportation or their own houses, on the shortest notice & on the most reasonable terms’. Barwick declared bankrupt, 8 September 1794, and 4 May 1795. [D; Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 24 November 1788, 17 January 1791, 8 September 1794; Billinge's Liverpool Advertiser, 4 May 1795]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.