Timothy Brown (radical)

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Timothy Brown
Timothy Brown portrait.jpg
Engraving by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr after Nathan Cooper Branwhite
Born 1743 or 1744
Died 4 September 1820(1820-09-04) (aged 76)
Peckham Lodge
Nationality British
Other names "Equality Brown"
Occupation Banker
Movement Radicalism

Timothy Brown (1743/1744 – 4 September 1820) was an English banker, merchant and radical, known for his association with other radicals of the time, such as John Horne Tooke, Robert Waithman, William Frend, William Cobbett, John Cartwright and George Cannon; his political views gave him the nickname "Equality Brown". He was also one of the early partners of Whitbread, and became the master of the Worshipful Company of Brewers.[1]


  1. ^ "Brown, Timothy". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/74221.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)