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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Edward Rushton (17561814)

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    Edward Rushton (17561814)



    Edward Rushton was born in Liverpool, on 13 November 1756. He was enrolled at the Liverpool Free School from the age of 6 until the age of 9. He left school and at the age of 11 he became an apprentice with Messrs. Watt and Gregson, a firm that traded in the West Indies.

    Rushton quickly became an experienced sailor. At the
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