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Watkin, Sir Edward William, first baronetlocked

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Watkin, Sir Edward William, first baronet (1819–1901), railway promoter, born in Ravald Street, Salford, on 26 September 1819, a son of Absalom Watkin (1787–1861), cotton merchant and prominent citizen of Manchester, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of William Makinson of Bolton. One brother, ...

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