George Hattersley
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Born: 1789, 12 March.

Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire.

Died: February 1869, Keighley, Yorkshire.

Parents: Richard and Charlotte Hattersley, nee Longdon.

Marriages: Elizabeth Mitchell 10th January 1820, Sarah Whitley 30th January 1838 and Mary Midgley 1st March 1841.

Children: John Mitchell c1822, Edwin Greaves c1824, Sarah Ann c1831,  James Midgley c1843, Mary Elizabeth c1844 and Rebecca c1848.

Occupation: Weaving machinery manufacturer or Whitesmith (a person who makes articles out of metal)

Notes: For a potted history of the Hattersleys in the weaving machinery business click here.

In the 1841 Census George was living in New Bridge Street, Keighley, with wife Mary and Children. In the 1851 Census he was living in MIll Hill with wife Mary, six children, sister-in-law Martha Midgley and a servant from Ireland, Sarah Raffatee. His 1851 Census entry, describes him as a spindle, power loom and worsted manufacturer, employing 60 men, 40 boys, 39 women and 29 girls. Son John was a Mechanic Journeyman and his son Edwin was Manager of a Worsted Factory.