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Butterworth, Williamlocked

(1769–1834)
  • Philip Astley

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Butterworth, William (1769–1834), slave-ship sailor and engraver, was born on 2 October 1769 at 55 Kirkgate, Leeds, Yorkshire, the second of five children of the Leeds engraver and copperplate printer John Butterworth, who had set up in business in Leeds in 1758. William...

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West Yorkshire Archive Service
Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York
National Maritime Museum, London