Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,176 pages of information and 245,641 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Emmanuel Lightfoot

From Graces Guide

John Emmanuel Lightfoot (1802-1893) of F. W. Grafton and Co

Born the son of John Lightfoot and his wife Ann Orme

1891 Living at Quarry Hill House, Rough Lee Road, Accrington: John Emmanuel Lightfoot (age 88 born Gisburn), Retired Calico printer and widow. With his widowed daughter and two grandsons.[1]

1893 Died. 'Mr John Emmanuel Lightfoot died at Accrington yesterday. Born in 1802, Mr Lightfoot was nearly 91 years of age. He was the first Mayor of Accrington, holding the office for three years in succession.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough - Tuesday 25 April 1893