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Barnard Dickinson

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1781 Born in Beverley, Yorks[1]

Gained experience in farming before moving to Shropshire

1805 Married Ann Darby (1779-1840), daughter of Abraham Darby (1750-1789)

1810 Left agriculture to become manager of the Horsehay Works of the Coalbrookdale Co after the death of his brother-in-law Edmund Darby.

1824 First spoke as a Quaker minister

1827 He retired from the works

Their daughter, Hannah, married Joseph Sturge of Birmingham

1852 Died in Coalbrookdale.

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Sources of Information

  1. Quaker Published Memorials, 1818-1919