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Forenames: Henry

Last name: ASHWORTH

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1794-09-07

Date of death: 1880-05-17

Date of Election: 1862-02-18

Honorary Member? No


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


Most important work: 'Recollections of Richard Cobden and the Anti-Corn Law League' (2 eds. London, 1876, 1881)

'Statistical Illustrations of Lancaster' (1842)

A Tour in the United States & Canada' (1861)

'Preston Strike' (1953)

Place of Residence:


Education: Ackworth School

Partnership with brother Edmund, Mills at Turton - estd. schools, libraries etc.

Staunch non-conformist

Friend of Cobden 1837-

Founder of the Anti-Corn Law League

Member of the Society of Friends

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