Joseph Livesey
(1794-1884)

Died aged c. 90

Joseph William Livesey (5 March 1794 – 2 September 1884) was an English temperance campaigner, social reformer, local politician, writer, publisher, newspaper proprietor and philanthropist.

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Near this site was the The Old Cockpit. Here Joseph Livesey, founder of the Temperance Movement drew up the first public pledge at a meeting on 1st September 1832

Stoneygate, Preston, United Kingdom where they drew up the first public temperence pledge