Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameWIlliam DILLWYN, 9529
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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