John Chorley

Partnership Role

Rawlinsons & Chorley
Name partner

West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)

No notes

Firm Notes

Variously Rawlinson & Chorley and Rawlinson, Chorley and Greierson. Major importer of West Indian cotton into Liverpool in the 1780s. This is the firm with whom John Bolton (q.v.) began as an apprentice.

Firm Sources

Alexey Krichtal, Liverpool and the raw cotton trade, M.A. Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington (2013) pp. 35-36.