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Walter Lord

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of Lord Brothers, Canal Street Works, Todmorden.

1853 Born in Todmorden, son of Edward Lord and his wife Mary[1]

c.1878 Became a managing partner of Lord Brothers

1881 Machine Maker, Cotton Spinner & Manufacturer (Master) livedin Todmorden with Margaret A. Lord 28, Martha Lord 6 months, and his brother Will Lord 24 Machine Maker, Cotton Spinner & Manufacturer (Master)[2]

1885 Joined I Mech E

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1881 census