Benjamin Handley (1754 - 1828)

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Birthplace: Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Death: Died in Sleaford, UK
Managed by: John Wilson Smith, II
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About Benjamin Handley

Attorney of Sleaford, conveyancer and land matters specialist; In 1792 he became a banker. With local men, he founded the Bank of Peacock, Handley and Kirton, with premises in Market Place, and from 1803 in Northgate. The bank merged with Lloyd's in 1912. The bank also had a branch in Newark, which again merged with Lloyd's. From 1817-1820 he was Deputy Recorder of Boston, and received the Freedom of Boston in the latter year. By 1826 he was a Magistrate and JP for the County, but retired shortly thereafter because of failing health.

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Benjamin Handley's Timeline

1754
October 17, 1754
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
1754
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
1785
January 31, 1785
Age 31
Boston, Lincolnshire, UK
December 16, 1785
Age 31
Sleaford, UK
1787
1787
Age 33
Sleaford, UK
1788
1788
Age 34
Sleaford, UK
1791
1791
Age 37
Sleaford, UK
1793
1793
Age 39
Sleaford, UK
1795
1795
Age 41
Sleaford, UK
1797
1797
Age 43
Sleaford, UK