1871 Census. He
living at 41 Birch Street, Gorton, Manchester
listed as an engine erector. He is known to have worked at the nearby
Beyer-Peacock locomotive works, but moved on from there together with his
wife Ann (Adamson) and seven
daughters to reside
in Westgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. His eighth daughter, my
grandmother was born there in 1876 (see below).