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    Where would I find merchant records from late 18th/early 19th century? According to a newspaper article my 5th great grandfather was a merchant and shipowner residing in Old Broad Street, London. So far I have been unable to find any further evidence of this.

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    So far I have been unable to find any further evidence of this.
    Nor will we unless you tell us his name and other details.

    This National Archives guide may help - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/h...erchant-ships/

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    Thank you for this. Apologies for not leaving any further information. I just wanted to know where would be the best place to start looking.

    Name is William Richard Wilson 1756-1841 and he lived at 2 Pinners Court, Old Broad Street, London.

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