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James Arrowsmith

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James Arrowsmith (c1841- ) of Horsfall and Bickham

c1841 Born in Bolton the son of Peter Rothwell Arowsmith, Cotton Spinner, and his wife Sarah bennett.

1869 April 14th. Married at Toxteth to Laura Sophie Miller

1891 Living at 9 Radcliffe Park Road, (Swinton Park), Pendleton: James Arrowsmith (age 50 born Bolton), Manufacturer of Card, Clothing and Cloth Machinery - Employer. With his wife Laura S Arrowsmith (age 44 born Birmingham) and their three children; Jasper Arrowsmith (age 19 born Manchester); Garnet Arrowsmith (age 10 born Didsbury); and Jacintho Arrowsmith (age 10 born Didsbury). Also his mother-in-law Harriette W. Forrer (age 66). Four servants.[1]

1911 Living at 24 Broad Walk, Buxton: James Arrowsmith (age 70 born Bolton), Manufacturer Machinery, Wire, etc. - Employer. With his wife Laura Sophie Arrowsmith (age 64 born Birmingham) and their daughter Beryl Arrowsmith (age 32 born Didsbury). Married 41 years with five children of whom three are living. One visitor.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census