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Henry Ashworth (1794-1880)

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Henry Ashworth (1794-1880)

1794 Born eldest son of John Ashworth of Birtenshaw

1823 Married Letitia Binns

1841 Henry Ashworth 45, cotton spinner, lived in Turton, Bolton with Letitia Ashworth 40 George Ashworth 15, Alice Ashworth 9, Letitia Ashworth 6, Arthur Ashworth 4 Eliza Ashworth 2[1]

1851 Henry Ashworth 56, Cotton manufacturer, employing 455, lived in Tong, Bolton with Letitia Ashworth 52, George Binns Ashworth 27, cotton manufacturer, Isabella Ashworth 25, John Ashworth 24, Henry Ashworth 23, Alice Ashworth 19[2]

1854 Brothers Henry and Edmund Ashworth dissolved their partnership.[3]

of The Oaks, Turton

1868 Letitia died at The Oaks[4]

1871 Cotton manufacturer, employing 800 hands, widower, lived in Turton[5]

1880 Died on 17 May in Florence, Italy[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. Account of 1878 visit
  4. Quaker records
  5. 1871 census
  6. National Probate calendar