Memorial: M4502

Memorial at St James’s Church, Toxteth, Liverpool commemorating Captain William Brighouse d. 1793


St James's Church, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England


'Captain William Brighouse died 6th May 1793 aged 43'



Brighouse, William
Age: 43
Date of Death: 6/5/1793
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master


Notes: From a MS in Liverpool Record Office. Compiled by James Gibson d. 1886, vol. 3, p. 43. An officer of this name commanded slave ships 'Preston' in 1780, 1781 and 1783. 'Swift' 1776 and 1777.
Bibliography: Gomer Williams 'History of the Liverpool privateers and letters of marque with an account of the Liverpool slave trade' (Liverpool, London 1897) p. 553.
Recorder: Captain J P Brand, Friends of the Museum of Merseyside

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