Jonas Hanway (Biographical details)

Jonas Hanway (merchant/tradesman; English; Male; 1712 - 1786; Born in Portsmouth)

Also known as

Hanway, Jonas


Jonas Hanway, English merchant and philanthropist. Travelled widely to set up trading. He became governor of the Foundling Hospital and started the Maritime School.


For brief biography see Reilly and Savage 1973, [p.185]