William Rathbone V

William Rathbone
William Rathbone V (17 June 1787 – 1 February 1868) was an English merchant and politician, serving as Lord Mayor of Liverpool.wikipedia
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Rathbone family

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The notability and prosperity of the Rathbone family of Liverpool was tied to the growth of that city as a major Atlantic trading port.

Lord Mayor of Liverpool

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William Rathbone V (17 June 1787 – 1 February 1868) was an English merchant and politician, serving as Lord Mayor of Liverpool. William Rathbone was elected a Reformer (Liberal) councillor for the Pitt Street ward in Liverpool in the first ever Council election in 1835, subsequently re-elected in 1837, for the Vauxhall ward in 1845, Mayor of the town in 1837, and fought for social reforms.

Richard Rathbone

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William went into partnership as a merchant with his brother Richard.
Richard was a commission merchant, setting up in partnership with his brother, William Rathbone V in 1809.

William Rathbone IV

William Rathbone
William was the eldest son of William Rathbone IV and Hannah Mary (née Reynolds).

Basil Rathbone

Basil Ratbone
He was the great-grandfather of the actor Basil Rathbone.
Basil was the great-grandson of the noted Victorian philanthropist, William Rathbone V, and thus a descendant of William Rathbone II.

Kitty Wilkinson

He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).
Once these activities came to their attention, Wilkinson was supported by the District Provident Society and William Rathbone.

William Rathbone VI

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Rathbone was the eldest son of William Rathbone of Greenbank, Liverpool and his wife Elizabeth Greg, daughter of Samuel Greg of Quarry Bank, Cheshire.

John Hamilton Thom

He married (2 January 1838) Hannah Mary (1816–1872), second daughter of William Rathbone V.

Samuel Greg

Rathbone married Elizabeth (1790–1882), daughter of Samuel Greg of Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire and Hannah (née Lightbody) in 1812.
Elizabeth Greg (1790–1882) married William Rathbone V, of the Liverpool mercantile family.

Hannah Greg

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Rathbone married Elizabeth (1790–1882), daughter of Samuel Greg of Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire and Hannah (née Lightbody) in 1812.
Elizabeth Greg (1790–1882) married William Rathbone V, of the Liverpool mercantile family.

John Paget (barrister)

John Paget
On 1 March 1839, Paget married Elizabeth, daughter of William Rathbone V of Greenbank House, Liverpool.

Liverpool

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The notability and prosperity of the Rathbone family of Liverpool was tied to the growth of that city as a major Atlantic trading port.

Whigs (British political party)

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William Rathbone was elected a Reformer (Liberal) councillor for the Pitt Street ward in Liverpool in the first ever Council election in 1835, subsequently re-elected in 1837, for the Vauxhall ward in 1845, Mayor of the town in 1837, and fought for social reforms.

Vauxhall, Liverpool

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William Rathbone was elected a Reformer (Liberal) councillor for the Pitt Street ward in Liverpool in the first ever Council election in 1835, subsequently re-elected in 1837, for the Vauxhall ward in 1845, Mayor of the town in 1837, and fought for social reforms.

Baths and wash houses in Britain

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

Public bathing

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

Cholera

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

Municipal Corporations Act 1835

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

New England

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

Great Famine (Ireland)

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He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

British Relief Association

British Association for the Relief of Distress in Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland
He supported Kitty Wilkinson in establishing wash-houses and public baths following the 1832 cholera epidemic, was an active supporter of the Municipal Reform Act 1835, was responsible for the distribution of New England Relief funds during the Irish famine of 1846-1847 (see British Relief Association).

Greenbank House

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aRathbone died on 1 February 1868 at Greenbank House, with over 1000 mourners attending his funeral.

Quarry Bank Mill

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Rathbone married Elizabeth (1790–1882), daughter of Samuel Greg of Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire and Hannah (née Lightbody) in 1812.