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1839 Born in Turton, Lancs., son of Joseph Atkinson, book keeper, and his wife Maria; baptized in Bolton-le-Moors
1851 Joseph Atkinson 50, bleacher .... (indistinct) 80 men, lived in Turton with Maria Atkinson 42, H W H Atkinson 15, John Atkinson 11, Ralph Atkinson 6, William Atkinson 8, Thomas Atkinson 10, Henry Atkinson 4, Ann Atkinson 2
1871 John Atkinson, visiting Thomas Scott and family, in Hexham, was an engineer master employing 75 men