General overseas merchant?
Partnership between Thomas Brown, Charles Rogers, Robert Brown and Benjamin Brown of Cheapside, merchants and drapers expired by effluxion of time 31/12/1812, since carried on by Robert Brown and Benjamin Brown for their own account, under firm R&B Brown.
Retirement 31/12/1837 of Benjamin Clarkson from Robert & Benjamin Brown and Company of Cheapside, merchants and warehousemen, leaving R, B & Charles Brown.
Partnership carried on by the undersigned with Robert Brown now deceased as Merchants at No. 157 Cheapside dissolved 24/6/1847 by mutual consent. Undersigned = Benj. Brown, Chas Brown, and then (possibly separately as executors of Robert Brown) Edw. Brown, Henry J Brown, Saml. Harper .
London Gazette 17778 1/1/1822 p. 4
London Gazette 19575 2/1/1838 p. 8
London Gazette 20747 25/6/1847 p. 2330.