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John Whitworth (1805-1868) - see Whitworth Genealogy
1805 Born the son of Charles Whitworth, a loom frame-maker and later a Minister, and his wife Sarah Hulse
1830 Married Ann Dawson at Torquay
1831 Birth of son Robert Percy Whitworth (1831-1901), journalist and author, at Torquay, who became noted in Australia.
1851 Living at 55 Fielding Street, Manchester: John Whitworth (age 46 born Manchester), Machine Joiner. With his wife Ann Whitworth (age 42 born Macclesfield) and their son Robert Whitworth (age 19 born manchester, Ap Pupil Teacher.
1861 Living at Clarendon Road, Sale (age 56 born Stockport), an Engineer and widower. One servant.