Category: Living in London in the 1830s

29th July 1833 – William Wilberforce dies

On this day, 29th July 1833, William Wilberforce died. He campaigned successfully for the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.

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22nd June 1832 – Allan addresses Select Committee

On this day in London, 22nd June 1832, Allan Cunningham gave some particulars of Moreton Bay to a British Select Committee on Secondary Punishments

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1st July 1831 – Allan purchases a house at Strand-on-the-Green in London

On this day, 1st July 1831, Allan Cunningham purchased a residence at Number 21 Strand-on-the-Green

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