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James Craven

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c.1817 Born in Colne, Lancashire

1851 James Craven 34, master mason employing 10 men, lived in Hulme with Sarah Craven 30, John Craven 11, Sarah Craven 5, Mary Ann Craven 3, Thomas Craven 1[1]

1861 James Craven 43, stone merchant, lived in Hulme with Sarah Craven 40, John Craven 21, yarn agent, Sarah Craven 15, Thomas Craven 11, Jonas Craven 9[2]

c.1869/70 Possibly involved in Heron, Gresham and Craven where his son had started to work[3].

1871 James Craven 23, cotton and stone merchant, lived in Shelforod with Sarah Craven 51, Thomas Craven 21, engineer, Jonas Craven 19[4]

1881 James Craven 64, cotton manufacturer, lived in Stretford with Sarah Craven 61[5]

1887 Died in Stretford[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. Obituary of Tom Craven
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. National probate calendar