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Marsden, Samuel Reverend (Portrait) – 1700s

Reverend Samuel Marsden 1700s
Title Reverend Samuel Marsden
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID B076
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.

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