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Thomas Knowles - b1824 Ince - died 1883
Was MP for Wigan until his death:
He married Mary
They had the following children who appear with them in 1851:
Robert 6 months
Martha 12 (she married Thomas Fielden)
Mary Ellen 5 (she married Edward Brocklehurst Fielden)
I have been unable to find them on the 1871 Census
Thomas Knowles MP lost his wife Mary 25.11.1878
In addition to the mining interests Thomas was also involved in the cotton industry (as where the family into which his daughters married).
Sorry none of the names you mention are coming up - but they could have been with them in 1871!!
Replied: 26th Feb 2009 at 11:02