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Alexander (Craig) McIlquham (1828-1911) of Broomgrove Works, Denton, near Manchester
Born in Newton Hyde, Cheshire. Fathers names not given at baptism or at his marriage so assumed illigitimate son of Sarah McIlquham
1848 Married(1) in Manchester to Esther Thornley
1861 Married(2) in Manchester to Anne Woolley
1870 '...the workman in the employment of Mr. A. Mc'Quilkhom, machinist, Broomgrove Works, Moorside...'
1871 Living at Broom Grove Lane, Haughton: Alexander McIlquham (age 42 born Newton, Cheshire), Mechanical Engineer employing 8 men and boys. With his wife Anne, two daughters and sons Frederick and Henry.
Exhibited a steam engine at the 1875 Pomona Exhibition.