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William Petrie (1804-1872)

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William Petrie (c1804-1872), presumably of John Petrie and Co

c.1804 Born in Bury

1851 Living at John Street, Rochdale: William Petrie (age 47 born Bury), Iron Founder employing 163 men. With his wife Elizabeth Petrie (age 47 born Rochdale) and their five children; Margret Petrie (age 17 born Rochdale); Ellen Petrie (age 15 born Rochdale); William Jas Petrie (age 11 born Rochdale); Emma Petrie (age 7 born Rochdale); and Isabella Petrie (age 4 born Rochdale). One Visitor. Five Servants.[1]

1861 retired from John Petrie and Co

1872 Died December 18th.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census