William Newmarch

Statistician, Deceased Person

1820 – 1882


Who was William Newmarch?

William Newmarch was an English banker, economist and statistician born at Thirsk, Yorkshire.

He took his schooling at York, and, as a young man, held posts as a clerk in that city He early showed his literary taste and talent by publishing a Guide to the City, by frequent correspondence with the "Sheffield Iris," and by the delivery of lectures. Having served as a clerk under a stamp distributor, he passed to the Yorkshire Fire and Life Office at York, then to the banking house of Messrs. Leatham, Few, and Co., at Wakefield.

He then moved to London and worked for three financial institutions:

the Agra Bank

secretary to the Globe Insurance Company

chief officer in the banking-house of Glyn, Mills & Co.

Notwithstanding the continuous pressure of an active business life he found time to contribute many valuable articles to the magazines and newspapers, and took an active part in the proceedings of the Royal Statistical Society and the Political Economy Club. He was also elected a fellow of the Royal Society.

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Jan 28, 1820
United Kingdom
  • Agra Bank
    (1846 - 1851)
Mar 23, 1882

on July 23, 2013


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