Person    | Male  Born 7/12/1752  Died 3/3/1819

Joseph Hardcastle

Categories: Commerce, Religion

Merchant and evangelical activist. Born Leeds. Came to London in 1766. Good friend of Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect. Co-founder of the London Missionary Society in 1795 and its treasurer for over 20 years. Also active in the British and Foreign Bible Society and a number of other such groups. Died at Hatcham House, since 1788 his home in Deptford. Buried in Bunhill burial ground.

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Joseph Hardcastle

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Bunhill burial ground - 5

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Wilson Smithett & Co Ltd

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Acorn Restorations

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1 memorial
Morris Singer Foundry

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