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Bowly, Samuel (1802-1884), slavery abolitionist and temperance advocate

George Clement Boase and Mark Clement

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Bowly, Samuel (1802-1884), slavery abolitionist and temperance advocate, the son of Samuel Bowly, a miller at Bibury, Gloucestershire, was born in Cirencester on 23 March 1802. During his youth he attended a Quaker school at Nailsworth and then worked at his father's flour mill. In 1827 he married Jane Shipley, ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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