Wakefield Anti-Slavery Association

group and association

Aged 164

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Wakefield Anti-Slavery Association was established 12th January 1860 at the Corn Exchange after a lecture delivered by Sarah Parker Remond, renowned transatlantic abolitionist, campaigner of suffrage, human rights activist & physician. This event was enabled by the Wakefield Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society constituted in 1857. Elizabeth Dawson 1829-1894 was the secretary of both organisations

, Wakefield, United Kingdom where it was founded