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John Whitworth (1805-1868)

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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.[1]

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.[2]

1861 Living at Clarendon Road, Sale (age 56 born Stockport), an Engineer and widower. One servant. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Australian Directory of Biography
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 census