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date: 06 December 2019

Bridges, George Wilsonlocked

(1788–1863)
  • Catherine Hall

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Bridges, George Wilson (1788–1863), Anglican clergyman, defender of slavery, and photographer, was born in Lawford, Essex, on 6 July 1788, the elder son of George Bridges (1759–1835), a prosperous merchant and country banker who was based in Manningtree in Essex, with a London...

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