Thomas Clarkson - Wisbech- Cambridgeshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 39.870 E 000° 09.534
31U E 307878 N 5838738
Quick Description: A Blue plaque on this House in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire,Home of Thomas Clarkson
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 2:16:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0M9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 1

Long Description:
THOMAS CLARKSON
1760 - 1846
ABOLITION OF SLAVERY
LIVED HERE


Thomas Clarkson (28 March 1760 – 26 September 1846), abolitionist, was born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, and became a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the British Empire. He helped found Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade and achieve passage of the Slave Trade Act of 1807, which ended British trade in slaves.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Wisbech Council

Individual Recognized: Thomas Clarkson

Physical Address:
Bridge street
Wisbech, Camb's UK


Web Address: [Web Link]

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