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Rushton, Edwardlocked

(1756–1814)
  • Michael Royden

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Rushton, Edward (1756–1814), poet and slavery abolitionist, was born on 13 November 1756 in John Street, Liverpool, the son of Thomas Rushton, a Liverpool victualler. He entered Liverpool Free School at the age of six and by eleven was apprenticed to Messrs Watt and Gregson...

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