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George Rich (1822-1889)

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George Rich (c1822-1889) of Harrison, McGregor and Co

1849 March 26th. Married at Manchester to Eliza, daughter of John Pogmore, a Saddler. George is a builder, son of William Rich, a builder.

1881 Living at 57 Bond Street, Pennington in Leigh: George Rich (age 59 born Wigan), Iron founder. With his wife Eliza Rich (age 55 born Macclesfield).[1]

1889 September 11th. Died.

1890 Estate. '...the estate of George Rich, formerly of Lilford-terrace, Bond-street, Leigh, but late of 76, Liverpool-road, Birkdale, both in the county of Lancaster, deceased until his death a partner in the firm of Harrison, McGregor, and Co., Albion Ironwork, Leigh aforesaid, Agricultural Implement Manufacturers (who died on the 11th day of September, 1889, and whose will was proved by Eliza Rich, of 76, Liverpool-road aforesaid, the Widow of the deceased...'[2]

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