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From: Neil <>
Subject: [CHESHIRE-L] Thomas Dunning, Chartist
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 20:10:35 +0100


>From Transactions of Lancs. & Chesh.
Antiquarian Soc.
Vol 59 1947
Reminicences of Thomas Dunning (1813-1894)
He was a well known Chartist yet managed to
keep out of jail.
Much more detail is in the book

THOMAS DUNNING Shoemaker
Born : 28-01-1813 Chester Bapt. At
St.Oswalds Chester
Married : ELIZABETH LATHAM of Nantwich
29-09-1839 at St.Oswalds,Chester.
Died : 1894 Bur. 05-05-1894 at Nantwich
Father : CHARLES DUNNING of Wilton,Chairmaker
Born : ?
Married : 1810 to LEAH MILLINGTON, of Nantwich,
d. of THOMAS M.,at Wrexham
Died :1828 Bur. 14-07-1828 aged 42 at
Frodsham
Others
Brother CHARLES DUNNING
Born : 1821 at Newport Bapt. 01-02-1822
Grandfather THOMAS MILLINGTON native of Lancs.
Choirister at Chester Cathederal. Died ABT 1776
aged 78
Uncle JOHN [MILLINGTON] of Abbey St., Chester
Uncle THOMAS [MILLINGTON] of Abbey St., Chester

Included in his history:-
The Act of Geo IV (cap xii) session 1823
Beam Heath Trustees Nantwich [Charity]
JAMES BAYLEY
JOHN BARKER
THOMAS BEBBINGTON the younger
WILLIAM BETTELEY
GEORGE CAPUR
WASHINGTON CLIFFE
JAMES COOPER
THOMAS COPESTICK
JOHN DOWNES
THOMAS DERIEMER
JOHN EARDLEY
WILLIAM GARNETT, clerk
JOHN JASPER GARNETT
EDWARD KENT
JOHN LATHAM, clerk
JOHN LATHAM
RICHARD LEVERSAGE
JOHN MINSHULL
WILLIAM MASSEY
CHARLES MARE
JAMES PARROTT
JAMES PLEAVIN
JOHN PRATCHETT
BENJAMIN RODENHURST
JOSEPH SHERRETT
WILLIAM SPROUT
THOMAS STEELE
CROWDSON TUNSTALL
WILLIAM TOMLINSON, the elder HENRY TOMLINSON
DANIEL TOMLINSON
JOHN WITHENSHAW

I have the names of 93 Chartists who were undergoing terms of
imprisonment at the end of 1840, including FROST, WILLIAMS and JONES,
and 17 others at Monmouth, at Chester 12, including WILLIAM BENBOW of
Midlewich, Liverpool 32, including Rev. W.V. JACKSON, BRONTERRE
OBRIAN, J.R.RICHARDSON, and CHRISTOPHER DOYLE (the latter one
lectured at Nantwich several times), York 23, nearly the whole of
them for delivering seditious speeches.
Dr. P.M. McDouall and the Rev. J.R. STEPHENS were tried at Chester
Assizes held at Aug. 1839
N.Harris

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