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Arthur Hugh Clough

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Arthur Hugh Clough - 1 January 1819 13 November 1861

Arthur Hugh Clough was born on 1 January 1819 in Rodney Street, Liverpool, the second son of James Butler Clough (17841844), a Liverpool cotton merchant of Welsh extraction, and Anne Perfect (died, 1860), the daughter of a Yorkshire banker. There seems to have been considerable argument among local historians as to the precise house in which the event took place. A plaque was even placed on what was afterwards found to be the wrong house, number 9 Rodney Street, but this is of only academic interest, and the street itself gains lustre from having been the birthplace of the author of the lines quoted by Sir Winston Churchill as a peroration to one of his great wartime speeches:

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