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Nicholas Whitworth

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Nicholas Whitworth (c1776-1845)

1813 Birth of son William Whitworth

1815 Birth of son Benjamin Whitworth in Manchester

1829 Mention of Nicholas Whitworth and Benjamin Whitworth in Drogheda legal matter.[1]

1834 Action for bankruptcy. '... a Commission of Bankrupt, bearing date the 27th day of October 1831, awarded and issued forth against William Whitworth, of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, and Nicholas Whitworth, of Drogheda, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Corn-Factors. Dealers, Chapmen, and Co-partners, ...'[2]

1845 February 22nd. Died. 'On the 22nd ult., of typhus, Mr. Nicholas Whitworth, of Drogheda, formerly of Manchester, in the 70th year his age.'[3]

1856 September 4th. Death of his wife. 'On the 4th inst., aged Mrs. Sarah Whitworth, of 16, Clifford-street, relict of Mr. Nicholas Whitworth, late of Drogheda.'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Drogheda Journal, or Meath & Louth Advertiser - Saturday 28 November 1829
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:3 June 1834 Issue:19160 Page:1033
  3. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 01 March 1845
  4. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 06 September 1856