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William Wilson (of Cheetham)

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c.1785 born Wakefield

1851 Living at Moreton Street, Cheetham, Lancs: William Wilson (age 66 born Wakefield), a Spinner and Manufacturer. With his wife Margaret (age 54 born Golgate, Lancs) and their children Catherine (age 28 born Heaton Norris); Martha (age 26 born Heaton Norris); William N. Wilson (age 23 born Manchester), a Spinner and Manufacture; Joseph M. Wilson (age 19 born Manchester), a Spinner and Manufacturer; and Margaret (age 16 born Manchester).[1]

possibly connected with William Wilson (Cotton Mill)?

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census