Author: Thomas Greenhalgh
Author: Thomas Greenhalgh (1823–1897)
Biography: Thomas Greenhalgh was born in 1823 in Bolton. He attended the grammar school and entered his father's business as a cotton spinner but he retired at the age of thirty. During his retirement he wrote two novels, The Vicissitudes of Commerce (1852) and Kennee-Voo (1856), and helped to found several churches. He died on 9 September 1897 near Carnforth.
References: Archibald Sparke, Bibliographia Boltoniensis (1913)
- The Vicissitudes of Commerce: A Tale of the Cotton Trade. 2 vol. London: Saunders and Otley, 1852.
- Kennee-Voo: or, The Sacking of Allaroonah. An Incident of the African Slave Trade. 1 vol. London: Longman, 1856.