James Hacking (c1821- ) founder of the East Lancashire Soap Co
connected with John Hacking
1844 Commenced soap manufacture
1848 James Hacking, the younger, soap manufacturer, mentioned in connection with the sale of 'valuable property at Enfield' near Accrington. 'To engravers to Calico Printers'.
1851 Living at Black Lane Head, Clayton le Moors: James Hacking (age 30 born Clayton le Moors), Soap and Candle Manufacturer employing 8 person. With his wife Ann Hacking (age 31 born Twiston, Lancs.) and their three children; William Hy Hacking (age 6 born Clayton le Moors); Joshua Hacking (age 4 born Clayton le Moors); and Mary Elizabeth Hacking (age 1 born Clayton le Moors). Three servants.
1849 '...in the matter of JAMES HACKING, a person of unsound mind, the Creditors of JAMES HACKING, late Enfield, in the Parish of Whalley, in the County of Lancaster, Architect and Builder, but now an inmate of the Lunatic Asylum, at Billington, within Billington, in the said County of Lancaster...'
1862 Death of James Hacking of Enfield. Died at Marsden Hall, near Burnley. Age 84 years.
Sources of Information
- kburn Standard - Wednesday 23 August 1848
- 1851 Census
- Blackburn Standard - Wednesday 05 December 1849
- Blackburn Standard - Wednesday 15 January 1862