|Title||Reverend Samuel Marsden|
|Comment||The Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first wool from Australia to his nephew in Leeds who thought it was too dirty for manufacture. It was bought by William Thompson a cloth manufacturer of Park Mill, Rawdon. This was the beginning of the Australian Wool Trade. 23 July 1764|
Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 07 June 2022.
Last updated: 07 June 2022.