William Myers

???? - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of John Myers [of Crosby House], and partner in Ewart Myers (q.v.), which he joined in 1800: his son Jacques later also joined the firm. With his then partners awarded the compensation for Long Lane Delap's estate in Antigua as mortgagees-in-trust.

  1. In 1841 William Myers 'Broker' aged 55 [sic] was living at More Bank, Walton-on-the-Hill Lancashire with wife Ann aged 50, sons William (Solicitor 30); Jacques (Broker 25); Henry (20) and Emily (15).

  2. William Myers of Everton was buried 07/05/1850 and Ann Myers of Everton was buried 06/06/1850. No will in PCC has been found for him; the will of Ann Myers widow of [More Bank near] Liverpool Lancashire was proved 15/08/1850: it referred to her husband's death and left intact his provisions fro their unmarried daughters. It referred to he sons as John and Henry.  


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 86 (Long Lane Delap's).

See Thomas Ellison, The cotton trade of Great Britain (London, Frank Cass, 1886) p. 188

  1. 1841 census online.

  2. Ancestry.com, Liverpool, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1975 for William Myers Everton, St George 1815-1932 [accessed 28/04/2020].

There is additional detail about William Myers, unsourced, in 'Harbreck House and the Myers family - Liverpool merchants' at http://lostliverpool.blogspot.com/2007/06/harbreck-house-and-myers-family.html [accessed 07/02/2011].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm. Myers
Ann Jacques
William, Jacques, Henry, Emily

Associated Claims (1)

£2,790 8s 8d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Ewart Myers
General overseas merchant  

Relationships (4)

Business partners
Business partners
Business partners
Notes →
William Myers was also one of the executors of William Calton...
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Walton-on-the-Hill, West Derby, Lancashire, North-west England, England