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DARBISHIRE, Samuel Dukinfield

Forenames: Samuel Dukinfield

Last name: DARBISHIRE

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Date of death: 1870-07-05

Date of Election: 1822-01-25

Honorary Member? No

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Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No

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Eldest son of Robert Darbishire
Solicitor
Helped establish Manchester Athenaeum
1836 Actively promoted unsuccessful bid to open a college in Manchester like Univ Coll London
1840 Helped bring Manchester Coll from York to Manchester; in 1853 he did the same from London and was Pres. 1863-7
Representative of All Saints' Ward in 1st Manchester Municipal Council

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