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Benjamin Lewis (c1821- ) of Francis Lewis and Sons
c1821 Born the son of Francis Lewis
1853 Listed as 'Lewis, Benjamin, engineer (F. Lewis and Sons); ho. Glenfield Place, Tanner's Lane, Pendleton.
1853 'NOTICE is hereby given, that by an Indenture of Assignment bearing date the eighth day of July, 1853, ROBERT THOMAS, of Little Peter-street, in the city of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, machinist, assigned all his stock in trade, fixtures, goods, wares and merchandise, debts, personal estate and effects whatsoever, unto Benjamin Lewis, of Salford, in the said county of Lancaster, machine maker, and John Elce, of Manchester aforesaid, machine maker, upon trust, for the equal benefit of all the creditors of the said Robert Thomas...' 
1861 Living at Liverpool Road, Barton upon Irwell (age 40 born Manchester), a Retired Tool Manufacturer. With his wife Margaret (age 34 born Mottram, Cheshire). One servant.