Joseph Bush of Martinque was the father of Anna Rebecca who married Rev. Robert Allwood (q.v.) in May 1835. Anna Rebecca and Robert Allwood emigrated to Australia in 1839 and Robert was vicar of St James Church Street Sydney 1840-1884.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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