Looking for information on John Mann Died 1784 in Liverpool. Mann Island is named after him

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Mann Island and Nova Scotia, viewed from the south-east corner of the old George's Dock. The property was purchased by the Dock Board in 1851. Mann Island was previously known as Mersey Island, but it was actuallly man-made, sitting between the various docks at the Pier Head. Despite ceasing to be an island following the filling in of George's Dock, it retained it's name, derived from an oil-stone dealer John Mann, who died in 1784.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
Thanks Frank.

The question now is What else is known about this John Mann? e.g. BDM, Parents,siblings etc

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