Thomasattwood
Thomasattwood
Thomas Attwood
(1783-1856)

Died aged c. 73

Thomas Attwood (6 October 1783 – 6 March 1856) was a British banker, economist, political campaigner and Member of Parliament. He was the leading figure of the underconsumptionist Birmingham School of economists, and, as the founder of the Birmingham Political Union, the leading figure in the public campaign for the Great Reform Act of 1832.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Photo of Thomas Attwood blue plaque
Tim Ellis on Flickr
Photo of Thomas Attwood brown plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr

Thomas Attwood 1783-1856 political reformer lived in a house on this site

Crescent Tower, Brindley Walk, Birmingham, United Kingdom where he lived

Thomas Attwood 1783-1856 Birmingham's first Member of Parliament By Sioban Coppinger & Fiona Peever 1993 Presented to the City by Mrs Priscilla Mitchell 'Possunt Quia Posse Videntur'

Between Paradise Circus Queensway and Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, United Kingdom where he was Birmingham's first Member of Parliament