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Henry Kelsall

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Henry Kelsall (1794-1869), of Kelsall and Kemp

1819 April 15th. married in Rochdale to Lydia Ainsworth

1851 Living at Butts, Wardleworth, Lancashire: Henry Kelsall (age 57 born Mottram, Cheshire), Magistrate, Merchant and Manufacturer of Flannels and Woollens employing 798 in partnership with son. With his wife Lydia Kelsall (age 58 born Rochdale) and daughter Ellen Kelsall (age 20 born Rochdale); daughter Ann Ainsworth Kelsall (age 18 born Rochdale); son-in-law Samuel Morton Peto (age 41 born Woking), M.P. for Norwich, Deputy Lieut., Magistrate County of Suffolk, Contractor for Public Works; daughter Sarah Ainsworth Peto (age 29 born Rochdale); grand-son Morton Kelsall Peto (age 5 born London); grand-daughter Sarah Maude Peto (age 3 born London); grand-son William Herbert Peto (age 2 born London); grand-daughter Emily Lydia (age 6 Months born London); and daughter Emily Kemp (age 23 born Rochdale). Nine servants.[1]

1869 December 22nd. Died. 'An extensive flannel manufacturer of Rochdale'.[2]

1871 His only son Henry Kelsall died as a result of a shooting accident.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Leeds Mercury - Wednesday 29 December 1869
  3. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 18 August 1871