William Barwell

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William Barwell
Occupation Colonial Administrator
Known for President of Bengal

William Barwell was an administrator of the English East India Company. He served as President of Bengal in the eighteenth century.[1]

He was a director of the East India Company between 1758 and 1766.[2]

Political offices
Preceded by
John Forster
President of Bengal
18 April 1748 – 17 June 1749
Succeeded by
Adam Dawson


  1. ^ Provinces of British India - World Statesmen
  2. ^ C.H. & D. Philips, 'Alphabetical List of Directors of the East India Company from 1758 to 1858', in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society October 1941