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Peter Pilkington (1814-1879) of the company Peter Pilkington
1871 Living at 127 Burnley Road, Old Accrington: Peter Pilkington (age 57 born Accrington), Master Mechanic employing 5m and 3b. With his wife Margaret Pilkington (age 53 born Manchester) and their four children; James Pilkington (age 21 born Liverpool), Mechanic; Sarah Pilkington (age 16 born Accrington), Milliner; William R. Pilkington (age 12 born Accrington); and Ellen A. Pilkington (age 8 born Accrington).