Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameWIlliam DILLWYN, 9529
Birth1743
Death1824
Spouses
ChildrenLewis Weston , 9526 (1778-1855)
Notes for WIlliam DILLWYN
A Quaker and anti-slavery campaigner who emigrated from America to Britain. William Dillwyn was a founder member, with Thomas Clarkson and Granville Sharp, of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade and he wrote, with John Lloyd, The Case of our Fellow Creatures, the Oppressed Africans (1783). He purchased the Cambrian Pottery in Swansea thus establishing the family's connection with the area.
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