Josiah Child

Aged unknown

Sir Josiah Child, 1st Baronet, MP, (c. 1630/31 – 22 June 1699) was an English economist, merchant and politician. He was an economist proponent of mercantilism and governor of the East India Company. He led the company in the Anglo-Mughal War.

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Site of the Anchor Brewery. List of brewers: The Monger Family 1616-1670 Josiah Child 1670-1693 Edmund Halsey MP 1693-1729 Ralph Thrale 1729-1758 Henry Thrale 1758-1781 Barclay, Perkins & Co. 1781-1955 Courage Ltd. 1955-1986

Park Street, SE1, London, United Kingdom where they worked (1670-1693)