John Bright Blue Plaque

John Bright Blue Plaque

John Bright 1811-89

John Bright Blue Plaque

John Bright 19th century social reformer and politician is buried here in this Society of Friends burial ground. He is mainly remembered for his association with Richard Cobden in forming the Anti-Corn Law League.

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Wall of the “Society of Friends” (Quaker’s) Burial Ground, George Street/Ball Street, Rochdale

Alison McWilliams The Quaker Meeting House used to be at the corner of Roach Place and George St. and the burial ground was just behind. Close to West St.

Eric Stephenson I seem to remember he was buried in West St?

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