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Bolton, John (1756–1837), West India and South American merchant, slave trader, and slave owner, was born in King Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, on 22 March 1756, the third and youngest son of Abraham Bolton (d. 1764), apothecary, and his wife, Ann, née Philipson...

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Burge, William (1786–1849), barrister, slave owner, and anti-abolition advocate, was born in Castle Cary, Somerset, on 18 April 1786, the eldest son in the family of three sons and six daughters of John Burge (1746–1810), stocking maker, and his wife, Elizabeth (1760–1804), daughter of the ...

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Moss, John (1782–1858), banker, railway promoter, and slaveowner, was born in Liverpool on 18 February 1782, the first son of Thomas Moss (1748–1805), a prosperous timber and general merchant and shipowner, and his wife, Betty, née Griffies (1754/5–1838). The family's wealth was partly attributable to the transatlantic trade in, and ownership of, enslaved people; ...

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Somerset, James (b. c. 1741, d. in or after 1772), slave, was born in Africa. He was bought by European slave traders and left Africa on 10 March 1749. He must have reached Virginia either on 23 May on the William (from Liverpool...

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Strong, Jonathan (c. 1747–1773), de facto freed slave, was born, probably in Barbados, about 1747. Nothing is known of his early life until 1765, when he was brought to England by his master, David Lisle. The latter had read law at the Inner Temple...

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Thompson, Thomas (1708/9–1773), missionary and apologist for the African slave trade, was born at Gilling, Yorkshire, the son of William Thompson, possibly the same William Thompson who was curate and schoolmaster at Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, from 1697. He was educated at Richmond School...

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Wilson, Salim Charles [Hatashil Masha Kathish; Atobhil Macar Kathiec] (c. 1859–1946), freed slave and Christian evangelist, was born in Amerwai village, among the Gok Dinka people in southern Sudan, the eldest son of Kathiec, otherwise Kathish, whom he later described as an elected chief. Captured by Arab slavers about 1876 in a raid in which his father was killed, he was given the Arabic name ...