Aireborough Historical Society

Marsden, Reverend Samuel

Reverend Samuel Marsden

Title
Reverend Samuel Marsden
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
B076
Comment
The Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first wool from Australia to his nephew in Leeds who thought it was too dirty for manufacture.
It was bought by William Thompson a cloth manufacturer of Park Mill Rawdon.
This was the beginning of the Australian Wool Trade.
23 July 1764
 

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