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Thomas Aitken (3)

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Thomas Aitken of Thomas Aitken and Son

c.1836 Born in Ramsbottom[1]

1859 Married Eliza Openshaw in Bury[2]

1881 Thomas Aitken, 46, cotton manufacturer, lived in South Bury with Eliza Aitken 46[3]

1888 Eliza died

1889 Married Martha Grierson in Baxenden[4]

1891 Thomas Aitken 55, cotton manufacturer, JP, and Martha Aitken 31 were visiting Scotland, in Paisley Abbey, Renfrew[5]

1901 Thomas Aitken 65, cotton manufacturer, JP, lived in Ramsbottom with May Aitken 40[6]

1911 Died in Rhuddlan, Wales[7]

1915 Death of his widow: 'May Grierson, widow of late Thomas Aitken of Irwell Vale Mills.'[8]. 'Mrs Martha Aitken of Bodelwyddan, Rhuddlan, Flint, widow of Mr Thomas Aitken , late of Irwell Vale Mills'[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. Parish records
  3. 1881 census
  4. Parish records
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. BMD
  8. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 06 March 1915
  9. The Scotsman - Thursday 27 May 1915