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Edward Barlow (c1821- ), of Dobson and Barlow
c.1821 Born in Little Bolton, son of Robert and Grace Barlow, banker
1851 Master machine maker, employing in engineering (?) with partners 1200 hands, living in Little Bolton
1860 Patent to Edward Barlow, of the firm of Messrs. Dobson and Barlow, Machine Makers, of Bolton- le-Moors, in the county of Lancaster, and Francis Hamilton, of the same place, Manager, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of " certain improvements in carding engines."
1867 Resigned from I Mech E.
1868 An Edward Barlow, born 1821, died in Bolton
1871 Machinist, living in Darcy Lever, with his sister Anne