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Andrew Barclay Walker

Brewer, Alderman and sponsor of the Walker Art G
1824 - 1893

Walker presented an Art Gallery to Liverpool to commemorate his term as Mayor.  He owned a brewery in Warringoton, erected public houses of high architectural standards and gave generously to many good causes.  Walker donated £20,000 towards the new gallery.  In 1884 a new extension to the Walker Art Gallery was opened of which he paid the entire cost of £11,500.