Forgotten Hero – The Life and Times of Edward Rushton (1756-1814), Liverpool’s Blind Poet, Revolutionary Republican & Anti-Slavery Fighter, written by Bill Hunter.
Bill Hunter’s interview, recorded by Jenny Collins for Radio Merseyside’s Local History Show, broadcast on 6 June 2004.
‘Rushton the Poet’ extract of the book by Dr Franca Dellarosa: ‘Talking Revolution: Edward Rushton’s Rebellious Poetics, 1782-1814. (Liverpool University Press, 2014.)
Paul Baines is Professor of English at the University of Liverpool, and editor of The Collected Writings of Edward Rushton 1756-1814, Liverpool University Press. He explores here why the reputation of his poetry faded after Rushton’s death.
Photographs from the play Unsung. Based on events in Rushton’s life this was premiered at the Liverpool Everyman theatre in 2016 in a production by DaDaFest and Turf Love.
Photographs and script from “The Ballad of Crooked Lane” by Tom McLennan, a short play about the time in Rushton’s life when he ran a pub in Crooked Lane in Liverpool.
Volume of poems published by Thomas Noble in 1821 including the poem “In memory of Mr Rushton”.