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Victorian Celebrity: Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 1st Baronet – Abolitionist and Social Reformer

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 1st Baronet (1 April 1786 – 19 February 1845) was an English Member of Parliament, brewer, abolitionist and social reformer. Buxton was born at Castle Hedingham, Essex. His father was also named Thomas Fowell Buxton. His … Continue reading

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