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1788 Born in Oldham the son of John Woolstenhulme, of Werneth Mill Coal Mines, and his wife Margaret (baptised 27th July 1788)
1849 Death of his wife. 'On the 29th ult., in the 57th year of her age, Ann, wife of William Woolstenhulme, of Lower Moor Iron Works, Oldham.'
1852 Died. 'On the 22nd inst., in the 64th year of his age, Mr. William Woolstenhulme, of the firm of Sevill and Woolstenhulme, machinists, &c, Lower Moor, Oldham.'