John Pretor Pinney

Partnership Role

Pinney and Ames
Name partner

West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)


Formed 1783 by John Pretor Pinney and James Tobin as Pinney & Tobin (q.v. under Tobin & Pinney).


Kenneth Morgan, ‘Pinney, John Pretor (1740–1818)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 [, accessed 30 March 2016]

Firm Notes

  1. Retirement of John Frederick Pinney from Pinney and Ames, West India Merchants or Factors, 1st May last [1819], the business to be carried on by Charles Pinney and Jeremiah Ames as Pinney, Ames & Co.    

Firm Sources

  1. London Gazette 17524 12/10/1819 p. 1813