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James Musgrave

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James Musgrave (1827-1896), ironfounder and cotton spinner

1827 Born in Bolton, son of John Musgrave and his wife Hannah

1850 A millwright; married Jane Winder in Liverpool[1]

1871 James Musgrave 44, widower, engineer, iron founder, cotton spinner, employing 1050, living in Bolton with Martin Musgrave 11, Percy Musgrave 9[2]

1881 Engineer and spinner, widower, living in Bolton with Herbert Edgar Musgrave 25, cotton spinner, master, Martin Musgrave 21, cotton spinner, master, Percy Musgrave 19, cotton spinner, master[3]

1891 Engineer and spiiner, widower, living in Bolton with Martin Musgrave 31, cotton spinner, Percy Musgrave 29, cotton spinner[4]

1896 Died at home in Bolton, aged seventy years.[5]

1896 Obituary [6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. The Engineer 1896
  6. Engineering 1896 Jul-Dec: Index: General Index