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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Sarah Clayton A Liverpool Merchant

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    Clayton Square in the centre of Liverpool has an interesting history in terms of its connection to the Clayton family, after whom it is named.

    Sarah Clayton, was Liverpool's most famous woman merchant, she was born in the city on 26 August 1712. Her father was Alderman William Clayton (d. 1715), he was one of the greatest of the Liverpool merchants