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date: 20 October 2019

Bright, Johnlocked

(1811–1889)
  • Miles Taylor

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Bright, John (1811–1889), politician, was born at Green Bank, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 16 November 1811, the second son of Jacob Bright (1775–1851) and Martha Bright, née Wood (1788/9–1830). Jacob Bright came originally from Coventry, to where his Quaker ancestors had migrated from Wiltshire...

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