About John CorryJohn Corry was an Irish poet, writer, topographer and historian. Among his other works he wrote and published The Life of George Washington, first published in 1800, the History of Liverpool (1810), published by Thomas Troughton; wrote vol. i. of the History of Bristol, 2 vols. (1816), the second volume being supplied by John Evans; and a History of Macclesfield (1817). More ambitious was the History of Lancashire, 2 vols. (1825), with a dedication to George IV. It was, however, derivative of a work of Matthew Gregson, of 1817.
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