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William Melling of Haigh Foundry, Wigan.
of the Ince Forge Co
1836 Married Martha Alker in Wigan
1846 Birth of son, Samuel Melling
1881 William Melling 71, retired forgemaster, lived in Wigan with Martha Melling 68, John W. Melling 41, forge master, Mary J. Melling 39, Emily Melling 24
1881 A William Melling, age 72, died in Wigan