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Thompson, George Donisthorpe (1804–1878), orator, slavery abolitionist, and political reformer

S. J. Morgan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27261

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Thompson, George Donisthorpe (1804–1878), orator, slavery abolitionist, and political reformer, was born at Liverpool on 18 June 1804, the third son of Thomas Thompson of Leicester and his wife, Elizabeth, née Donisthorpe. In 1831 he married Anne Erskine Lorraine (1807–1878), daughter of Richard Spry...

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Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery

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