Mayor of Bolton: 1841-42 (Liberal)
Born: Ireland 1782
Died: West Cottage, Bolton 13 July 1859
Master cotton spinner - proprietor of Bow Street Mill. He also owned a great deal of property around Deansgate and Acresfield
One of the first Directors of the Bank of Bolton in 1836.
He was the original Alderman for West Ward 1838-44 and so never sat as a Councillor.
He was involved in a dispute over the water supply to Can Row in 1843.
Trustee of Roscow Fold School.