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Samuel Morley

Person  Male  Born 15/10/1809  Died 5/9/1886

Born Well Street Hackney into a Nottingham family of wool/hosiery manufacturers and merchants. His father John, had come to London to set up an outlet for their products. Samuel went into the family business and became extremely successful, wealthy and well-respected. Very active in the Congregationalist church, promoting local missionary work. Promoted the Abolitionist cause. Enabled the Old Vic to survive and endowed Morley College for adult education. Liberal MP for Bristol 1868 - 1885. Died at his Mayfair home, 34 Grosvenor Street.

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Samuel Morley

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Samuel Morley

Despite the dates on it this plaque looks to us to be quite a modern creation...

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Samuel Morley

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Christ Church - 1873

This foundation stone marks the beginning of the building works on the church...

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