William Rathbone III

William Rathbone III (1726–1789) was a member of the noted Rathbone family of Liverpool.wikipedia
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Rathbone family

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William Rathbone III (1726–1789) was a member of the noted Rathbone family of Liverpool.

William Rathbone II

The eldest son of William Rathbone II, he was a merchant and ship-owner within Liverpool.
In 1722 he married Sarah Hyde with whom he had at least two sons, William Rathbone III.

William Rathbone IV

William Rathbone
A devout Quaker, and committed opponent of the slave trade, he married twice, fathering eleven children, including William Rathbone IV.
He was the son of William Rathbone III and Rachel Rutter, and was a Liverpool ship-owner and merchant, involved in the organisation of American trade with Liverpool.

Liverpool

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William Rathbone III (1726–1789) was a member of the noted Rathbone family of Liverpool.

Merchant

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The eldest son of William Rathbone II, he was a merchant and ship-owner within Liverpool.

Quakers

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A devout Quaker, and committed opponent of the slave trade, he married twice, fathering eleven children, including William Rathbone IV.

History of slavery

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A devout Quaker, and committed opponent of the slave trade, he married twice, fathering eleven children, including William Rathbone IV.