Abraham Rawlinson of Fakenham, Norfolk

???? - 1829


Banker of Norfolk, a partner in Gurneys, Birkbeck and Rawlinson of Fakenham Norfolk, a predecessor of Barclays. He was the son and co-heir of Thomas Rawlinson (q.v.). Under his father's will he was to receive £1000 more than his siblings the realisation of his father's estate: his father had instructed the sale of his estates and mortgage property in the West Indies and elsewhere, but the 'heirs of Thomas Rawlinson' continued to be shown as part-owners of Broom Hall in British Guiana in the 1820s.

  1. Will of Abraham Rawlinson of Fakenham Norfolk proved 22/10/1829. His will is silent on 'slave-property.'


https://www.archive.barclays.com/items/show/5188 [accessed 30/03/2018]. The identification of Abraham Rawlinson of Fakenham as the son of Thomas Rawlinson of Lancaster is supported by the burial at Lancaster 20/08/1829 of Abraham Rawlinson 'of Fakenham Norfolk' aged 40, Ancestry.com, Lancashire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1986 for Abraham Rawlinson Bishop´s Transcripts Lancaster 1820-1829 [database online].

  1. PROB 11/1762/65.

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association

One of the heirs under the will of Thomas Rawlinson: the heirs of Thomas Rawlinson were shown as co-owners between 1817 and 1834.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

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