Binns, George (M)

b. 6 December 1815. d. 5 April 1847. Nationality: English.
Chartist poet. Born in Sunderland. Friend and business partner of James Williams, with whom he co-founded the Sunderland Chartist Association in 1838 and was imprisoned 1840-1841. Elected the executive of the National Chartist Association in 1841. Emigrated to New Zealand for two years and worked in the whaling industry (1842-1844). Returned to England due to significant financial challenges and became a baker. Biographical information: *DNZB*; Scheckner 330. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Give Us this Day our Daily Bread” 1840-09-12 The Chartist Circular Poet 49