London merchant, partner in Gray, Whitworth.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Gray was awarded part of the compensation for the enslaved people on Seaman’s Valley in Portland Jamaica.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Former owner: Edward Gray once owned NG2558, which was given to the NG through the Salting Bequest in 1910. He was also a former owner of NG6432, which the NG purchased in 1976.
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
Checked and not found — Item on publisher's website
UCL Department of History, 'Edward Gray', in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership, London 2020, https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/12855
Checked and found — Item on publisher's website