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Joseph Lewis (c1811-) of Francis Lewis and Sons
Born the son of Francis Lewis
1846 October 1st. Married. 'Joseph, eldest son of Francis Lewis, Esq., of Salford, to Eliza second daughter of the late John Atherton, Esq., of Hollingworth, Cheshire'
1851 Lodging at the Railway Hotel, Medlar with Wesham (age 40 born Manchester), a Machine Maker and Widower. 
1853 Listed as 'Lewis, Joseph, engineer (F. Lewis and Sons) Ho. Gore Crescent, Pendleton.'
1854 Patent. Joseph Lewis of Salford, machinist. 'improvements in apparatus for drilling or boring metals and other substances'
1857 Patent. 'for improvements in machinery or apparatus for reaping and mowing'
1858 Patent. 'improvements in machinery or apparatus for making bricks, tiles, and other similar articles'
1861/62 Passing mention that Joseph may have been bankrupt around this time 
1864 Patent. 'for improvements in machinery or apparatus for preparing and drying clay,'