was born about 1817 in Thurlstone, Yorks.
At the time of the 1841 census at Woolley Bridge with parents Samuel (a labourer) and Sarah, both aged 60, Harriet a 20 year old Cotton Reeler.
1851 census a “visitor in cotton”, with Charles, at the home of the family of George Siddal family at Brookfield, aged 35.
1861 census at Brookfield aged 45, drawer in cotton (Charles away at school).
1871 census at Brookfield aged 50, drawer in cotton mill, Charles a yarn sizer.