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Thomas Hornby Birley (1815-1885)

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1815 Born son of Joseph Birley and his wife Jane (nee Hornby); baptised in Blackburn[1]; brother of Henry Birley.

1851 Left the partnership with Birley, Dunlop and Matheson (see John M. Dunlop and Co)

1881 Thomas H. Birley 65, india rubber manufacturer, widower, lived in Salford with Anne K. Birley 35, Jardine Birley 29, Francis H. Birley 31, Margaret Birley 24, Margaret Birley 3, and his brother Henry Birley 59, engineer and iron founder[2]

1885 Died in Pendleton.

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census