Ashworth, Edmund (1800–1881), cotton manufacturer and free-trade activist, was born on 17 November 1800 at Birtenshaw, Turton, near Bolton, the fifth of the eleven children of John Ashworth (1772–1855), farmer, land agent, and cotton spinner, and his wife, Isabel Thomasson (1772–1852). Edmund was a younger brother of ...
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Ashworth, Henry (1794–1880), cotton master, was born on 4 September 1794 at Birtwistle, near Bolton, the eldest of the six sons and five daughters of John Ashworth, land agent and cotton spinner, and his wife, Isabel Thomasson. Educated locally and at Ackworth School...
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Finlayson, James (1772
Thomasson, Thomas (1808–1876), cotton manufacturer, was born on 6 December 1808 at Turton, near Bolton, Lancashire, the second son of John Thomasson (1776–1837), a cotton manufacturer, and his wife, Elizabeth Marsh, the daughter of a farmer at Topping, near Bolton. He attended the Friends' ...