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    Henry Booth (1789-1869)
    was born at 34 Rodney Street. He was a corn merchant and a founder and director of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company.
    A statue of him stands in the North Hall of St George's Hall holding the railway coupling which he invented.


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    He was buried in the ancient chapel of Toxteth on 1st April 1869, which was fittingly the day that the Liverpool-Crewe rail line opened.

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    ooohhh....i will have to see if I took a pic when I went there...

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