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Brotherton, Joseph (1783-1857), Cowherdite Bible Christian minister and politician

Peter Shapely

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Brotherton, Joseph (1783-1857), Cowherdite Bible Christian minister and politician, was born on 22 May 1783 at Whittington, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of John Brotherton (d. 1809), and his wife, Mary. John Brotherton, a one-time schoolmaster and exciseman, moved his family to Manchester in 1789, and established a cotton and ...

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