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1891 Living at Meadowbank, Dawe Road, Sale: Alexander G. Thornton (age 43 born Scotland), Drawing Material Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Charlotte S. Thornton (age 37 born Ireland) and their three children; Charlotte M. Thornton (age 13 born Scotland); Elizabeth M. Thornton (age 12 born Manchester); and Alexander J. Thornton (age 10 born Manchester). Also his mother Ada G. Thornton (age 6 born Manchester). Elizabeth Thornton (age 69 born Scotland). One servant.